- Gio·van·ni Pier·lu·i·gi da [jaw-vahn-nee pyer-loo-ee-jee dah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni ˌpyɛr luˈi dʒi dɑ/, 1526?–94, Italian composer.
- Ancient Praeneste. a town in central Italy, ESE of Rome.
Examples from the Web for palestrina
Historical Examples of palestrina
He received the bishopric of Albano and afterwards that of Palestrina.
Stab the Tribune with my own stiletto, and then hey for Palestrina!
Scarce was the audience over, when a messenger arrived from Palestrina.
And he reached Palestrina in safety, shaking the dust of Rome from his feet.Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1
Francis Marion Crawford
Darwin had the trombone played to a plant, but he did not make a Palestrina.Parenthood and Race Culture
Caleb Williams Saleeby
- Giovanni Pierluigi da (dʒoˈvanni pierˈluiːdʒi da). ?1525–94, Italian composer and master of counterpoint. His works, nearly all for unaccompanied choir and religious in nature, include the Missa Papae Marcelli (1555)