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Michelangelo Buonarroti, born near Florence in Italy,
In 1475, high Renaissance, the time.
Inspired genius, that's for sure,
In paintings, poems, and architecture.
Sculptures of "Madonna and Child" he did,
"Moses " "St. Matthew," and "David".
Michelangelo, and the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
He was the greatest artist the world has ever known,
Michelangelo, greatist artist ever known, Michelangelo.
He was the greatest master of the human form.
He painted every muscle, wrinkle and bone.
Loved paintings by Giotto and Masaccio, and sculptures by Donatello.
Chorus / Instrumental / Chorus
At first he studied art with Ghirlandaio,
Who taught him wet plaster painting, that's fresco.
He sculpted "Pieta" at the age of 24, it's Mary holding Jesus, sorrowful.......
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