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Palma [De Palma, Di Palma], Silvestrolocked

  • Michael F. Robinson
  •  and Luisella Molina


(b Barano d'Ischia, March 15, 1754; d Naples, Aug 8, 1834). Italian composer. According to Rosa's Memorie, he owed his initial musical education to a patroness, Carlotta di Sangro, daughter of the Prince of Sansevero, and entered the Conservatorio di S Maria di Loreto in Naples at the age of 16. In the late 1780s he studied with Paisiello, whose music he took as a model; contemporary documents often refer to him as ‘pupil of Paisiello’. He became well known as a composer of opera, especially comic opera, because of his talent for witty, effervescent and lightly textured music. The Naples ...

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