About Alfonso Ferrabosco II
Alfonso Ferrabosco the younger (ca. 1575 – March 1628) was an English composer and viol player of Italian descent.
He straddles the line between the Renaissance and Baroque eras.
Ferrabosco was born at Greenwich, the illegitimate son of the Italian composer Alfonso Ferrabosco the elder.
His mother might have been Susanna Symons, whom Alfonso the elder later married. Ferrabosco the younger was left under the guardianship of Gomer van Awsterwyke, a member of the Queen's court. Read more on Last.fm