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  • James R. Anthony


(b Pescina, Aquila, July 14, 1602; d Vincennes, nr Paris, March 9, 1661). French politician of Italian birth . He is important in the history of music for his advocacy of Italian opera in France. In his youth he was exposed to Roman opera while serving Cardinal Antonio Barberini; he attended, and perhaps participated in, Landi’s ...

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J.R. Anthony: French Baroque Music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau (London, 1973, 3/1997)
Cambridge Opera Journal
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France