[Athirst is my soul for God] (Palestrina)

Composer (refrain): Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Giovanni Pierluigi (da Palestrina) Italy 1525-1594. Born at Palestrina, Italy, near Rome, then part of the Papal States to Neopolitan parents. As a youth he became a chorister at the Santa Maria Maggiore basilica in the Rome Diocese. This allowed him to learn literature and music. In 1540 he moved to Rome, where he studied in the school ofr the Hugenot, Claude Goudimel. He also studied with Robin Mallapert and Firmin Lebel. Orlando Di Lasso was also a musical advisor to him. From 1544-1551 he was organist at the Cathedral of St Agapito, the principle church of his native city. In 1547 he married Lucrezia Gori, and they had four children: Rodolfo, Angelo, Iginio, and a daughter. In 1551 Pope Julius III (previously Bishop of Palestri… Go to person page >

Adapter (refrain): Barbara Bridge

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Composer (verses): Barbara Bridge

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Tune Information

Title: [Athirst is my soul for God] (Palestrina)
Composer (refrain): Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Composer (verses): Barbara Bridge
Incipit: 11211 51234 32354
Key: F♯ Major
Source: Sicut cervus desiderat
Copyright: Verse and refrain adapt. © 2010, Barbara Bridge. Published by OCP

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