Benigni [Benigno], Pietro Paolo
- Paola Besutti
(fl 1670–1707). Italian bass. His name appears first in 1670 in Milan, where he took the role of Giacco in Ippolita reina delle amazzoni, by Lodovico Busca, P. S. Agostini and P. A. Ziani. From 11 March 1678 until his dismissal on 15 January 1707 he was a virtuoso singer in the service of the dukes of Parma, Ranuccio II and Francesco I Farnese; he was also a musician of the church of the Madonna della Steccata Parma, from ...