Alfonso II d'Este was duke of Ferrara from 1559 to 1597. Luzzasco Luzzaschi was his court organist and Torquato Tasso also took service under him. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of Dukes of Modena. ... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing âkreckettâ (i. ... Luzzasco Luzzaschi (c. ... Torquato Tasso (March 11, 1544 â April 25, 1595) was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered; 1575), in which he describes the imaginary combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the siege of Jerusalem. ...
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