Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 18 April 2021

Cherubini, Luigi (Carlo Zanobi Salvadore Maria)locked

  • Michael Fend

Extract

(Carlo Zanobi Salvadore Maria)

(b Florence, Sept 8/14, 1760; d Paris, March 15, 1842). Italian, composer, conductor, teacher, administrator, theorist, and music publisher, active in France. He took French citizenship, probably in 1794, and was a dominant figure in Parisian musical life for half a century. He was a successful opera composer during the Revolutionary period, and had comparable success with religious music from the beginning of the Restoration. He was made director of the Paris Conservatoire and consolidated its pre-eminent position in music education in Europe.

In the biographical preface to his work catalogue, compiled in 1831, Cherubini gave 8 and 14 September as his dates of birth, but the records of the baptistery of S Giovanni state that he was born on 14 September (and baptized the following day). He was the tenth of 12 children. It has been claimed that his mother died when he was four years old (Pougin, ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Please subscribe to access the full content.

Rivista musicale italiana
London, British Library
Florence, Conservatorio Statale di Musica Luigi Cherubini
Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association
Journal of the American Musicological Society
La musica: enciclopedia storica
Brussels, Conservatoire Royal, Bibliothèque, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Bibliotheek
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Kraków, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Biblioteka Jagiellońska
Paris, Conservatoire [in F-Pn]
Washington, DC, Library of Congress, Music Division
The New Oxford History of Music (Oxford, 1954-90)
Palo Alto (CA), University, Memorial Library of Music, Department of Special Collections of the Cecil H. Green Library
Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
Collectanea historiae musicae (1953-66)
Revue de musicologie
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Musiksammlung
The New Grove Dictionary of Opera
Prague, Národní Muzeum
Musical Quarterly
Milan, Capitolo Metropolitano, Biblioteca e Archivio
Bologna, Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale
Milan, Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe Verdi, Biblioteca
Cambridge Opera Journal
Dresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitäts-Bibliothek, Musikabteilung
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Musikabteilung
C. Burney: A General History of Music from the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (London, 1776-89); ed. F. Mercer (London, 1935/R) [p. nos. refer to this edn]
C. Dahlhaus and S. Döhring, eds.: Pipers Enzyklopädie des Musiktheaters (Munich and Zürich, 1986-97)
Padua, Seminario Vescovile, Biblioteca
Rassegna musicale
Beiträge zur Musikwissenschaft
Zeitschrift für Musikwissenschaft
Analecta musicologica
Jahrbuch der Musikbibliothek Peters
Paris, Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra
R.M.A. [Royal Musical Association] Research Chronicle
Music & Letters
F.-J. Fétis: Biographie universelle des musiciens
Parma, Biblioteca Palatina, sezione Musicale
Padua, Duomo, Biblioteca Capitolare, Curia Vescovile
Naples, Conservatorio di Musica S Pietro a Majella, Biblioteca
Boston, Public Library, Music Department