Maria Francesca Nascinbeni

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Maria Francesca Nascinbeni (ca. 1640–1680) was an Italian composer. She studied in Ancona, Italy, with Augustinian monk Scipio Lazzarini. At age sixteen she published two volumes of music including songs, canzonas, madrigals and motets for organ and one, two and three voices.[1] All that is known of her life is from the prefaces to her music volumes.[2][3]


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  2. ^ "Women Composers". Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 4 October 2010.