Salamone Rossi

Salamone Rossi or Salomone Rossi (Hebrew: סלומונה רוסי or שלמה מן האדומים‎) (Salamon, Schlomo; de' Rossi) (ca. 1570 – 1630) was an Italian Jewish violinist and composer. He was a transitional figure between the late Italian Renaissance period and early Baroque.

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Salamone Rossi - Works - Hebrew
... Rossi also published a collection of Jewish liturgical music, השירים אשר לשלמה (Ha-shirim asher li-Shlomo, The Songs of Solomon) in 1623 ... Songs of Solomon, hence the name is probably a pun on Rossi's first name (Rikko 1969) ... Rossi set many Biblical Hebrew texts to music in their original Hebrew language, which makes him unique among Baroque composers ...

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