Italian composer and organist. [...] 1647 [...] he was appointed maestro di cappella of Padua Cathedral [..]. In November 1652 he was at the court of Innsbruck with several companions. Although pensioned on 8 November 1684, he may have played one of the organs at S Antonio in Padua after this date; he continued to publish to the end of his life. He was chiefly a composer of concerted church music.
Source: Thomas Walker: Francesco Petrobelli quoted from Grove Music Online accessed 2 February 2010
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