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Laschi, Filippo locked

  • Richard G. King,
  • Franco Piperno
  •  and Saskia Willaert

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(b Florence, fl 1739–89). Italian tenor . He was a singer and actor of unusual ability and a champion of Italian comic opera in the mid-18th century, mentioned in admiring terms by Mozart and Burney. Initially he sang serious roles but from 1741 (Chinzer’s ...

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