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History:
1545–51: First Council of Trent.
1553–1558: Mary Tudor Queen of England. 1558–1603: Elizabeth I Queen of England.    
                                                   1577–80: Drake around world.          1588: Spanish Armada.       1598: Edict of Nantes


1542–1543: Portugese become first Europeans to visit Japan. 1547: Michelangelo appointed architect of St. Peter's. 1554: Mary Tudor Queen of England marries Prince Philip of Spain.
1567: Duke of Alba in Netherlands
    1579: Union of Utrecht (Dutch Republic). 1582: Gregorian calendar             1594: Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet. 1598: Spanish in New Mexico


1543: Copernicus (1473–1543), On the Revolutions of the Celestial Orbs. 1555: Peace of Augsburg 1580: Portugal & Spain united. 1584: Virginia colony established.
1595: Death of Torquato Tasso, poet (b. 1544).

     
1568–1648: Dutch Wars of Independence.      

Music Events: 1543: Susato establishes printing press in Antwerp. 1547: Claude Gervaise, Second liure... .           1555: Bermudo, Declaración de instrumentos musicales… .
1581: Vincenzo Galilei (d. 1591), Dialogo…della musica antica e della moderna.     1588: Nicholas Yonge, Musica transalpina.       1594: Bottrigari, Il Desiderio. 1597/98: Peri, Dafne
         1542–1543: Silvestro di Ganassi, Regola Rubertina.   1547: Glareanus, Dodecachordon.           1558: Zarlino, Le istitutioni harmoniche.       
1589: La Pellegrina   1593: Girolamo Diruta, Il Transilvano, Part I.         
         1542: Geneva Psalter published (1st edition).                                                        1592: Ludovico Zacconi, Prattica di musica, Part I.             
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Composers:
      1470/80-before 1552 Philippe Verdelot Verdelot d. before 1552
      ca. 1485-1558 Clément Janequin Janequin d. 1558
      ca. 1485-1558 Hugh Aston Aston d. 1558
      ca. 1486-1542/43 Senfl
      ca. 1490-1545 Constanzo Festa
      ca. 1490-1545 John Taverner
      ca. 1490-1562 Claudin de Sermisy Sermisy d. 1562
      ca. 1490-1562 Adrian Willaert Willaert d. 1562
      ca. 1495-ca. 1560 Nicolas Gombert Gombert d. ca. 1560
      1496-1570 Johann Walter J. Walter d. 1570
      ca.1500-1553 Cristóbal de MoralesMorales d. 1553 Morales d. 1553
      ca. 1500-ca. 1561 or later Luis de Milán Milán d. ca. 1561 or later
      1505?-1568 Jacques Arcadelt Arcadelt d. 1568
      ca.1505-?1572 Christopher Tye Tye d. ?1572
      ca.1505-1585 Thomas Tallis Tallis d. 1585
      ca.1508-1580 Alonso Mudarra Mudarra d. 1580
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      ca. 1510-1555/56 Clemens non Papa (Jacob Clement) Clemens non Papa d. 1555/56
      ca. 1510-1564 Pierre de Manchicourt Manchicourt d. 1564
      1510-1566 Antonio de Cabezón Cabezón d. 1566
      ca. 1510-ca. 1570 Diego Ortiz Ortiz d. 1570
      ca. 1515-1559 John Sheppard Sheppard d. 1559
      1515/16-1565 Cypriano de Rore Rore d. 1565
      1517–1590 Gioseffo Zarlino Zarlino d. 1590
      1521–1603 Philippe de Monte    
      ca. 1525-after 1577 Girolamo Cavazzoni Cavazzoni d. after 1577
      ca. 1525–1594 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Palestrina d. 1594
      1528-1599 Francisco Guerrero
      1528/30-1600 Claude Le Jeune  
      ca. 1529-1601 Costanzo Porta   
      ca. 1530/32–1594 Orlande de Lassus Lassus d. 1594
      ca. 1532?-1585 Andrea Gabrieli A. Gabrieli d. 1585
      1533-1604 Claudio Merulo    
      ca. 1535-1592 Alessandro Striggio Striggio d. 1592
      1535-1596 Giaches de Wert Wert d. 1596
[Byrd] 1539/40-1623 William Byrd    
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[Caccini] ca. 1545-1618 Giulio Caccini    
[Victoria] 1548-1611 Tomas Luis de Victoria    
[Cavalieri] ca. 1550-1602 Emilio de' Cavalieri   
[O. Vecchi] 1550-1605 Orazio Vecchi    
[Marenzio] 1553/54-1599 Luca Marenzio
[G. Gabrieli] ca. 1554/57-1612 Giovanni Gabrieli    
[Morley] 1557/58-1603 Thomas Morley    
[Gesualdo] 1560-1613 Don Carlo Gesualdo    
[Sweelinck] 1562-1621 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck   
[Bull] 1562-1628 John Bull   
[Dowland] 1563-1626 John Dowland    
[Monteverdi] 1567-1643 Claudio Monteverdi    
[Banchieri] 1568-1634 Adiano Banchieri    
[S. Rossi] 1570-ca. 1630 Salamone Rossi    
[Praetorius] ca. 1571-1621 Michael Praetorius    
[Wilbye] 1574-1638 John Wilbye    
[Ferrabosco] ca. 1575-1628 Alfonso Ferrabosco (ii)    
[Weelkes] 1576-1623 Thomas Weelkes    
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[O. Gibbons] 1583-1625 Orlando Gibbons   
[Frescobaldi] 1583-1643 Girolamo Frescobaldi   
[Schütz] 1585-1672 Heinrich Schütz   
[Schein] 1586-1630 Johann Schein   
[F. Caccini] 1587-ca. 1640 Francesca Caccini    
[Scheidt] 1587-1654 Samuel Scheidt   
[Jenkins] 1592-1678 John Jenkins    
[Merula] ca. 1594-1665 Tarquinio Merula    
[Buonamente] 1595-1642 G.B. Buonamente    
[Marini] ca. 1595-1665 Biagio Marini    
[H. Lawes] 1596-1662 Henry Lawes    
[L. Rossi] 1597-1653 L. Rossi    
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