Giovanni Pietro Berti

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Giovanni Pietro Berti
Born 1590
Died 1638
Nationality Italian
Occupation Music Composer

Giovanni Pietro Berti (c. 1590–1638) was an Italian composer and organist of Saint Mark's, Venice. He was active in the first half of the century. Berti had a tenor part in the musical chapel of the Church of San Marco in Venice, when he entered the contest to fill the vacant spot of second organist - which was vacant because of the death of P. Giusti. He managed to win, beating F. Usper, Picchi G. and GB Locatelli.[1]

His works include Cantate et arie (2 vols., Venice, 1624, 1627)[2]


  1. ^ Selected Essays - Page 71 Edward Joseph Dent, Hugh Taylor - 1979 "This is anticipated in Giovanni Pietro Berti, Cantate et arie (2 vols., Venice, 1624-7), and Giovanni Felice Sances, Cantate a voce sola (Venice, 1 633), among others. probably because they were still carrying on a movement which.
  2. ^ "BERTI, Giovanni Pietro in "Dizionario Biografico"". Retrieved 2017-01-07.