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Gareth, Benedetto [Il Chariteo, Cariteo]

Birth and death dates: 
Barcelona, ca. 1450 — Naples, 1514
Birth date: 
15/3 (1450)
Death date: 
16/1 (1514)

A setting of one of "Chariteus / Il Chariteo" (favourite of the charites or graces) thirty-two strambotti was published by Petruccci, Frottole libro nono [RISM 1509/2]. 

According to Donna G. Cardamone (2001), 543: "...the six scurrilous canzoni alla napolitana attributed to 'Don Caritheo' in RISM 1546/18 cannot be by Gareth".

Last modified: - 15 Feb 2020

How to cite

Emilio Ros-Fábregas, "Gareth, Benedetto [Il Chariteo, Cariteo]", Books of Hispanic Polyphony, ed. E. Ros-Fábregas (accession date: 23 Oct 2021),