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Ballarotti, Francesco (1660 - 1712), composer

Sergio Lattes and Paola Palermo

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Bergamo, 1660; d Bergamo, April 1712). Italian composer. The son of Giuseppe ‘il Manzino’, a violinist and tenor at S Maria Maggiore, Bergamo, from 1656, he attended the school of the Misericordia Maggiore free of charge from 1705. On 4 September 1691 he was appointed vicemaestro di cappella of S Maria Maggiore, and on 12 April 1692 maestro, replacing Teodoro Reggiani. He was treated with great respect

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Subjects: Music

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