On 18 April 1605 was baptised at Marini near Rome the composer Giacoma Carissimi. He had a special interest in oratorios, of which Jeptha was written in 1650 and is known to this day. He died in Rome from a stroke, on 12 January 1674.
A selection of M&V articles about Giacomo Carissimi
CD Spotlight. Breathtaking Depth - Sacred music in seventeenth century Rome, heard by Gerald Fenech. '... performances of celestial beauty ...'
Ensemble. Music and Art - Karen Haid experiences Roma Opera Omnia