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Catalani, Alfredo (opera)locked

  • Michele Girardi

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(b Lucca, June 19, 1854; d Milan, Aug 7, 1893). Italian composer . His operas were among the most important of those in the period immediately preceding the rise of the verismo school.

The musical families of Lucca include the Catalani as well as the Boccherini and the Puccini. Alfredo was introduced to music by his father, and after achieving the necessary scholastic qualifications studied composition at the Istituto Pacini in Lucca under Fortunato Magi, the uncle and first teacher of Giacomo Puccini, graduating in ...

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