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  • Marija Đurić Speare

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(b ?Venice, ?Nov 1680; d London,14 Jan 1783). Italian cellist and composer. He was of Sephardi Jewish origin. Nothing is known about his life in Italy, though Burney referred to him as a Venetian. He arrived in England probably in early 1738...

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