Giovanni Maria Bononcini

  • Born
    23rd September 1642
  • Died
    18th November 1678
  • Birthplace
    Modena, Italy
Giovanni Maria Bononcini was an Italian violinist and composer, the father of a musical dynasty. In 1671 Bononcini the elder became a court musician at Modena. His treatise, Musico prattico, was published in 1673. The composers Giovanni Bononcini and Antonio Maria Bononcini were his sons.