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Firmian, Count Karl [Carlo]locked

  • Harrison James Wignall


(b Trent, 1716; d Milan, 1782). Austrian patron of music. Born into a noble family, he studied initially for the priesthood in Bavaria and continued his education in Innsbruck and Salzburg. After travelling in the Netherlands, France and Italy, he was (from 1745...

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C. Burney: The Present State of Music in France and Italy (London, 1771, 2/1773)