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Andreini, Giovanni [Giovan] Battista [Giambattista]locked

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(b Florence, Feb 9, 1576; d Reggio nell’Emilia, June 7, 1654). Italian actor, dramatist and poet. He was the son of Isabella and Francesco Andreini, famous commedia dell’arte players, and was educated at the University of Bologna. In 1594, taking the stage name ‘Lelio’, he joined the Compagnia dei Gelosi, the comic troupe to which his parents belonged, and in ...

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Enciclopedia dello spettacolo
Musical Antiquary
International Musicological Society: Congress Report [1930-]