Definition of Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da in English:

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da

proper noun

  • (c.1525–94), Italian composer. Palestrina is chiefly known for his sacred music, including 105 masses, over 250 motets, and the "Missa Papae Marcelli" (1567).

Pronunciation

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da

/ˌpaləˈstriːnə/