Jacopo Peri (20 August 1561 – 12 August 1633), known under the pseudonym Il Zazzerino, I was an Italian composer and singer of the transitional period between the Renaissance and Baroque styles, and is often called the inventor of opera. He wrote the first work to be called an opera today, Dafne (around 1597), and also the first opera to have survived to the present day, Euridice (1600).
Birth and Death Data: Born August 30, 1561 (Rome), Died August 12, 1633 (Florence)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-15643||12-in.||1/29/1915||Funeste piagge||Reinald Werrenrath||Baritone vocal solo, with woodwind, brass, and harp||composer|
|Victor||BVE-47807||10-in.||10/4/1928||Funeste piaggie||Ralph Crane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Peri, Jacopo," accessed July 4, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103000.
Peri, Jacopo. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 4, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103000.
"Peri, Jacopo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 4 July 2022.
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