Barbara Strozzi (baptized 6 August 1619)

Barbara Strozzi (also called Barbara Valle; baptised 6 August 1619  – 11 November 1677) was an Italian Baroque singer and composer. Strozzi was said to be "the most prolific composer - man or woman - of printed secular vocal music in Venice in the Middle of the century." Her output is also unique in that it … Continue reading Barbara Strozzi (baptized 6 August 1619)