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Nasco, Jan [Gian, Giovanni]

Birth and death dates: 
ca. 1510 — Treviso, 1561
Birth date: 
16/1 (1510)
Death date: 
16/3 (1561)
Periods of service: 
before 1547 at the service of nobleman Paolo Naldi, Vicenza
1547-1551 Accademia Filarmonica di Verona, first music director
1551-1561 Cattedrale di Treviso, chapelmaster

According to Nugent (2001), p. 646: "Sometimes known as 'Metre Gian', Nasco has often been mistaken for Maistre Jhan of Ferrara, an older composer of French origin".

List of works

Source: E-VAar 3016
Work ID Title Ascription MS / Print Date
E-VAar 3016 (1v-35r) Passio Domini nostri secundum Matthæum Anon. MS 16/4-17/2
Last modified: - 15 Feb 2020

How to cite

Emilio Ros-Fábregas, "Nasco, Jan [Gian, Giovanni]", Books of Hispanic Polyphony, ed. E. Ros-Fábregas (accession date: 28 Nov 2020),