Lalli, (Benedetto) Domenico [Biancardi, Sebastiano] (Nicolò)
- Wendy N. Gibney
(b Naples, March 27, 1679; d Venice, Oct 9, 1741). Italian librettist. He fled from Naples in 1706, when he was accused of having taken money from the treasury of the brotherhood of the Annunziata, where he had been employed. Seeking refuge in Rome, he met the composer Emanuele d’Astorga, and together they wandered throughout Italy. He adopted the pseudonym Domenico Lalli in ...