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Caffarelli [Cafariello, Cafarellino, Gaffarello] [Majorano, Gaetano ]locked

  • Winton Dean


(b Bitonto, 12 April 1710; d Naples, 31 Jan 1783). Italian mezzo-soprano castrato. After studying under Porpora at Naples, he made his début at Rome in 1726, in a female part in Sarro’s Valdemaro. His success was rapid: he sang in Venice, Turin, Milan and Florence before returning to Rome in ...

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A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 (Carbondale, IL, 1973-93)
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