Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa was Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza. He is best known for composing intensely expressive madrigals and pieces of sacred music. Several operas and pieces of music have been inspired by his work and his life, particularly the jealous murder of his wife and her lover upon discovering their affair.
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|Plange quasi virgo|
|Sicut Ovis ad Occisionem|
|Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday|
Worked with the following poets texts