Caffarelli [Cafariello, Cafarellino, Gaffarello] [Majorano, Gaetano ]
- 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 ...