The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.

Related Content

Related Overviews

Alessandro Striggio (c. 1540—1592)

Claudio Monteverdi (1567—1643) Italian composer



More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • History
  • Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)


Show Summary Details


Alessandro the Younger Striggio

(c. 1573—1630)

Quick Reference


Italian musician, diplomat, librettist, and son of Alessandro Striggio the Elder, whose works he published posthumously. He studied law at Mantua, carried out ambassadorial duties for the Gonzaga in ...

Reference entries