Francesco Corteccia

  • Born
    27th July 1502
  • Died
    7th June 1571
  • Birthplace
    Florence, Italy
Francesco Corteccia was an Italian composer, organist, and teacher of the Renaissance. Not only was he one of the best known of the early composers of madrigals, and an important native Italian composer during a period of domination by composers from the Low Countries, but he was the most prominent musician in Florence for several decades during the reign of Cosimo I de' Medici.