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  • Carolyn V. Ricketts


(b Venice, c1700; d Brunswick, ? Dec 13, 1745). Italian composer and violinist. Apparently a pupil of Vivaldi, he was recruited in 1727 by the theatre director Santo Burigotti to travel from Venice to Breslau and join the orchestra at the new Stadttheater. His first known compositions are arias that he contributed to the pasticcio ...

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