Laurenzi, Filiberto, Italian composer; b. Bertinoro, near Forli, c. 1620; d. after 1651. He was in Rome by 1633, where he was a soprano at S. Luigi dei Francesi. In 1640 he settled in Venice. He wrote the operas La finta savia (Venice, Carnival 1643; in collaboration with others) and L’esigilo d’Amore (Ferrara, 1651; in collaboration with A. Mattioli). He also publ. Concerti ed arie for 1 to 3 Voices, con una serenata for 5 Voices, 2 Violins, and Chittarone (Venice, 1641) and Spiritualiun cantionum, liber primus for 1 Voice (Venice, 1644).
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