Duarte Lôbo

(1565 - 1646)

Portuguese composer. Studied in Evora and was maestro de capilla at the Portuguese court from at least 1594 to 1639. One of Portugal's best polyphonists, he had an international reputation, publishing several volumes of church music at Antwerp. His style has features in common with that of Victoria, but is less intense.

IVL: The Iberian Masters