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Cornelius, (Carl August) Peter (opera)(i)locked

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(b Mainz, Dec 24, 1824; d Mainz, Oct 26, 1874). German composer . Born into a theatrical family, he was trained from early years as an actor. His interests in literature grew alongside his musical talents, causing him many doubts over the direction of his career; he worked both as a violinist in the Mainz theatre orchestra and as an actor in the Nassau court theatre troupe. After the death of his father in ...

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