(b Ripatransone, nr Ascoli Piceno; d ?Rome, after 1681). Italian composer, organist and teacher. A priest, he was maestro di cappella and organist of Tivoli Cathedral from December 1651 to December 1652. He then moved to Rome and became chaplain and maestro di cappella of S Maria Maggiore. He later founded a music school there which enjoyed a great reputation; G.O. Pitoni was a pupil in the early 1660s.