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Boccherini, (Ridolfo) Luigi locked

  • Christian Speck
  •  and Stanley Sadie


(b Lucca, 19 Feb 1743; d Madrid, 28 May 1805). Italian composer and cellist. A prolific composer, particularly of chamber music, with a distinctive and highly wrought style, he is the chief representative of Latin instrumental music during the Viennese Classical period.

Luigi Boccherini (his first baptismal name seems never to have been used), was the third child of the musician Leopoldo Boccherini (...

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