Also known as Giulio Romano, he was an Italian composer, singer and teacher. His own father was a carpenter. However, Caccini was father to the composer Francesca Caccini and the singer Settimia Caccini.
Caccini was closely associated with a Florentine Group who produced the very earliest operas at the end of the sixteenth century. He was also a huge influence of the new Baroque style.
Here is Caccini’s Ave Maria sung beautifully: