Pace, Pietro, Italian organist and composer; b. Loreto, 1559; d. there, April 15,1622. He was organist of the Santa Casa, Loreto (1591–92), and subsequently was in the service of Giuliano della Rovere in Urbino. In 1597 he was organist at Pesaro Cathedral, and then again at the Santa Casa, Loreto, from 1611. He composed music for Iganazio Bracci’s Vilarocosmo ovvero II mondo lieto (Urbino, April 29, 1621), and pubi, various vols, of madrigals, motets, and other vocal works (1597–1619).
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