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Cruz, Agostinho da

Birth and death dates: 
Braga, Portugal, ca. 1590 — Lisboa, after 1640
Birth date: 
16/4 (ca. 1590)
Death date: 
17/2 (after 1640)

Bernadette Nelson (2001), annotated: "He was an Augustinian canon at the priory od S Cruz, Coimbra, where he received his habit on 12 September 1609, and he was also mestre di capela at the monastery of S Vicente de Fora, Lisbon, the sister house of S Cruz. He was highly respected both as a practical musician and as a theorist".

Sources (MSS)

Date Provenance/Origins/Place of publication
P-Cug MJ1 ca. 1600-1650
Last modified: María Gembero-Ustárroz - 24 Apr 2020

How to cite

María Gembero-Ustárroz, "Cruz, Agostinho da", Books of Hispanic Polyphony, ed. E. Ros-Fábregas (accession date: 21 Oct 2021),