Alberti, Gasparo, Italian composer; b. Padua, c. 1480; d. Bergamo, c. 1560. He was active mainly in Bergamo, where he became a singer at S. Maria Maggiore in 1508 and later served as its maestro di cappella until 1554. He composed sacred music, including 5 masses, 2 Magnificats for Double Choir, 3 dramatic Passions, Psalms, Lamentations, and canticles.
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