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date: 05 March 2021

Cherubini, Luigi (Carlo Zanobi Salvadore Maria)locked

  • Michael Fend

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(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, ...

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Rassegna musicale
Prague, Národní Muzeum
Boston, Public Library, Music Department
Florence, Conservatorio Statale di Musica Luigi Cherubini
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Washington, DC, Library of Congress, Music Division
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