Cristóbal de Morales

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Alias: Christophorus Morales Hyspalensis

Cristóbal de Morales


Born: c. 1500?

Died: Fall 1553

Biography Morales was recorded as an organist in Seville in 1522 and his later motet Clamabat autem mulier alludes to the setting by Pedro de Escobar, master of the boys there 1507-1514. He became maestro de capilla at Avila 1526-1531 and joined the papal chapel 1535-1545. He served 1545-1547 at Toledo before resigning because of illness; his reapplication for the post is dated 4 September 1553 but by 7 October he was already dead.

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  • B. Nelson & O. Rees (eds), Cristóbal de Morales: Sources, Influences, Reception (Woodbridge, 2007)