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Boccherini, Giovanni Gastone locked

  • Gabriella Biagi Ravenni

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(b Lucca, Feb 5, 1742; d after 1798). Italian librettist, dancer and choreographer. A brother of Luigi Boccherini, he made his début as a dancer in Venice in 1757, but his major successes were achieved in Vienna between 1759 and 1767 (for example, Noverre’s revived ...

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Dizionario biografico degli italiani (Rome, 1960-)
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