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  1. Gi·ro·la·mo [jee-raw-lah-maw] /dʒiˈrɔ lɑ mɔ/, 1583–1643, Italian organist and composer.
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Examples from the Web for frescobaldi

Historical Examples

  • Those of the Frescobaldi were the richest and most adventurous of those times.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • The same may be said with regard to the harpsichord, from Frescobaldi to Clementi.

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    George Dubourg

  • Frescobaldi also excelled as a teacher, Frohberger being the most distinguished of his pupils.

  • Its birthplace was Italy; the canzona of Frescobaldi and his compeers was the parent of the fugue.

  • So far as the Dryfoos family was concerned, the dinner might as well have been given at Frescobaldi's rooms.

British Dictionary definitions for frescobaldi


  1. Girolamo (dʒiˈrɔːlamo). 1583–1643, Italian organist and composer, noted esp for his organ and harpsichord music
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