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Boccherini, (Ridolfo) Luigi (opera)locked

  • Stanley Sadie

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(b Lucca, Feb 19, 1743; d Madrid, May 28, 1805). Italian composer and cellist. He studied with his father, a professional musician, with Vanucci in Lucca and in Rome under Costanzi. As a young man he paid three visits as a cellist to Vienna, where his elder brother the librettist Giovanni Gastone Boccherini worked; he held a post in Lucca from ...

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Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung