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Arena, Giuseppelocked

  • Gordana Lazarevich

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(b Malta, 1713; d Naples, Nov 6, 1784). Italian organist and composer. In 1725 he entered the Conservatorio dei Poveri di Gesù Cristo, Naples, where he remained for ten years; among his teachers were Gaetano Greco and Francesco Durante, and Pergolesi was a fellow student. Arena composed operas for Rome, Turin, Venice and Naples, and some of his music was included in ...

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