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date: 28 September 2020

Riccio, Davidlocked

(c. 1533–1566)
  • Rosalind K. Marshall


Riccio, David (c. 1533–1566), musician and courtier, was born at Pancalieri, near Turin, in the duchy of Savoy, the son of an impoverished musician. Possessed of an excellent singing voice and presumably trained by his father, he seems to have been employed by the archbishop of ...

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