Dall'Abaco, Joseph-Marie-Clément [Giuseppe Clemens]
- Philippe Mercier
(b Brussels, bap. March 27, 1710; d Arbizzano di Valpolicella, Aug 31, 1805). Flemish composer and cellist of Italian descent, son of Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco. He was at first a pupil of his father, with whom his career has often been confused. The latter, employed at the Munich court, apparently sent his son to Venice to further his musical education; but on his return the young man could not find work in Bavaria, and on ...