Girolamo Diruta

Born: c. 1554

Died: c. 1610

Birthplace: Deruta, near Perugia, Italy

Girolamo Diruta was an Italian organist, music theorist, and composer. He was famous as a teacher, for his treatise on counterpoint, and for his part in the development of keyboard technique, particularly on the organ. He was born in Deruta, near Perugia.

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