Giovanni Paolo Paladino or Jean-Paul Paladin (fl. 1540-1560) was an Italian composer and lutenist from Milan. He was born Giovanni Paolo Paladino and was also a merchant who maintained a large house and vinyard in Lyons. From 1516-22 he was lutenist to Francois I, from 1544 with Charles III of Lorraine, and from 1548-53 with Queen Mary of Scotland. Paladino published three books of lute music in Lyons in 1549, 1553 and 1560.
Selected works include:
Gagliarda sopra la Paladina, lute solo,
Fantasia, lute solo,
Tablatura de lutz, collection,
Premiire ìivre de tablature de lutti, collection