Following early studies with Vincenzo Ruffo at Verona, Ingegneri was appointed choirmaster at Cremona Cathedral in 1570. His pupils included the young Claudio Monteverdi. Ingegneri produced a book of hymns, two books of masses, three books of motets, and eight volumes of madrigals.
Richard Proulx, notes on "O Bone Jesu," GIA Publications Go to person page >
This well-known motet was attributed to Palestrina until 1897 when the original printed work of Ingegneri, dated 1588, was discovered. The issue was further confused, however, by a later double-choir setting of the same text by Palestrina which contained quotes from the original
Richard Proulx, notes on "O Bone Jesu", GIA Publications