Ariosti, Attilio (Malachia [Clemente]) [Frate Ottavio]
- Lowell Lindgren
(b Bologna, Nov 5, 1666; d London, before Sept 3, 1729). Italian composer. From about 1672 to about 1684 he was a chierico (altar boy) at S Petronio, where he most likely received his musical training. By 1682 he had substituted Clemente for his baptismal name Malachia. As Frate Ottavio he entered the monastic Order of Servites on ...