Pedro de Heredia

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Aliases: Piedro Heredia; Pietro Heredia; Pierre Herredia; Pietro Eredia; Pietro de Eredia


Born: ca.1575, Vercelli, Duchy of Savoy

Died: 1648, Rome


Italian composer, organist and priest of Spanish descent.

Pietro Heredia studied at the Collegio degli Innocenti in Vercelli and became a priest in October 1592. From 1595 to 1596 he entered the court of Carlo Emanuele I of Savoy in Turin as a musician, returned to Vercelli in 1597 and became Kapellmeister at the Cathedral of Vercelli, where he remained until 1610. 1623-1629 he was organist at St. Peter's in Rome and since 1639 Kapellmeister at the Pontificio Seminario Romano (Roman seminary) and at the church Il Gesù. (Source: )

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