Jacopo PeriItalian Born 20 Aug 1561 Died 12 Aug 1633
Jacopo Peri ("Zazzerino") was an Italian composer, singer and instrumentalist.
His most significant contribution was his development of the dramatic recitative for musical theatre.
His most characteristic example of this style are found in "Euridice", the earliest opera for which complete music has survived.
Peri wrote more than 20 operas, a lot of songs and instrumental music.Show more