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date: 10 December 2019

Gatti, Luigi (Maria Baldassare)locked

  • Sven Hansell
  • , revised by T. Herman Keahey


(Maria Baldassare)

(b nr Mantua, June 11, 1740; d Salzburg, March 1, 1817). Italian composer. He probably received his earliest musical training in Mantua, where his first opera, Alessandro nell’Indie was well received in 1768 and where he became a tenor at the church of S Barbara. The maestro di cappella, G.B. Pattoni, described him as a ‘reliable tenor … as well as a good organist and composer’ (29 January 1768). In 1770 he met the Mozarts, then on their first Italian journey, and copied one of Wolfgang’s masses (probably k66). In 1773 he competed unsuccessfully to become Pattoni’s successor and on 16 July 1779 was appointed vice-maestro of S Barbara. For the inauguration of the Teatro Scientifico, the private theatre of the Reale Accademia of Mantua, he wrote the cantata Virgilio e Manto (1769). He served the academy as secondo maestro until 1783...

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