Gerolamo Scotto

(? -1572)

Italian publisher and composer. He entered the family business1 in 1539, and among the music he published were six volumes of his own madrigals and 3-part canzone Napoletane.

IVD: Social Music In Italy


1. Scotto was a Venetian publishing house founded in 1480 by Ottaviano Scotto (d. 1498), who was one of the first to publish liturgical books with music. The business descended to his cousin, also named Ottaviano, and remained in the family until at least 1607.Return to Text