Abos [Geronimo], Girolamo (Matteo)
- Hanns-Bertold Dietz
- and Joseph Vella Bondin
(b Valetta, Nov 16, 1715; d Naples, Oct 1760). Maltese composer and teacher. His grandfather, who was French, settled in Malta in 1661. Abos's cousin Carol Farrugia paid for him to go to Naples as a child and receive his musical training at the Conservatorio dei Poveri di Gesù. An entry in the ...