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Porpora, Nicola (opera) (Antonio)locked

  • Michael F. Robinson
  •  and Dale E. Monson


(b Naples, Aug 17, 1686; d Naples, March 3, 1768). Italian composer and teacher. He was internationally famous during his lifetime both for his vocal music and opera and as a singing teacher.

Nicola Porpora was the third son of Carlo Porpora, a Neapolitan bookseller, who placed him in the Conservatorio dei Poveri di Gesù Cristo on ...

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