Lidarti, Christian Joseph [Cristiano Giuseppe ]
- Guido Salvetti
- and Ellen Grolman Schlegel
(b Vienna, Feb 23, 1730; d ?Pisa, after 1793). Austrian composer of Italian descent. He studied at a Cistercian monastery in Klagenfurt and afterwards at the Jesuit seminary in Leoben. While enrolled in philosophy and law courses at the University of Vienna, he studied the harpsichord and harp and began to teach himself composition. In Vienna the Kapellmeister Giuseppe Bonno, his uncle, reproached him for his dilettantism and directed him to study the classic theorists. In ...