Lobo, Alonso, Spanish composer; b. Osuna, c. 1555; d. Seville, April 5, 1617. He was a choirboy at Seville Cathedral, and obtained the degree of licenciado at Osuna Univ. He was canon of the collegiate church in Osuna by 1591, assistant to the maestro de capilla at Seville Cathedral (1591–93), and then maestro de capilla at Toledo Cathedral (1593–1604) and subsequently at Seville Cathedral. He publ. Liber primus missarum for 4 to 8 Voices (Madrid, 1602), containing 6 masses and 7 motets. Other works include Credo romano (his most famous piece), 3 Passions, Lamentations, Psalms, and hymns.
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