Manuel Rodrigues Coelho
(c.1555-1635) was a Portuguese organist
. After working at the cathedrals of Badajoz
, he became, in 1603, organist of Lisbon
cathedral, and a member of the royal chapel. The first important Iberian keyboard composer since Cabezón
, he wrote tientos
in a vividly baroque
style in which brilliant figuration predominates over thematic development.