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Learn about the life and music of Barbara Strozzi. Get a premium piano arrangement, biography, and three activity worksheets.
Che si può fare (What Can Be Done?) Easy/Level 4 Piano Solo (2 Pages)
Hey Kid's, Meet Barbara Strozzi Biography
Barbara Strozzi Word Search Worksheet
Barbara Strozzi Coloring Page
Meet the Composer Job Application
The composer word search is designed to build reading skills. Instead of including the search words on the worksheet, students are challenged to identify keywords in the composer biography. The words that define the life and achievements of the composer are the search words. The search words are included on the "About" page if you get stuck.
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Barbara Strozzi was born Barbara Valle in Venice, Italy and was baptized August 6, 1619. Barbara's birth certificate does not provide information about her father. However, it is believed that her father was poet and librettist, Giulio Strozzi.
By the age of 12 Barbara had developed a captivating singing voice and was able to accompany herself on the lute or theorbo. This devotion to her musical studies encouraged her father to arrange lessons in composition with Francesco Cavalli, who was one of the leading composers at the time. Read more...