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.