Guiddo d'Arezzo

  • Jan 1, 992


    probably born in Italy
  • Jan 3, 1025

    left Abbey of Pomposa

    studyed at Abbey of Pomposa until he had conflict about his ideas of music notation
  • Jan 3, 1028

    called to Rome

    1028 he was called to Rome by Pope John XIX to expound his new methods of notation and teaching,
  • Jan 3, 1030

    wrote "Micrologus"

    this treatise detailed a system for music notation
  • Jan 3, 1033


    little is known of him after he became an instructor at the abbey near Arezzo. The date of his death is uncertain