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Borghi, Giovanni Battista (1738 - 1796), composer

Marita P. McClymonds and Dennis Libby

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 Camerino, Macerata, 25 Aug 1738; d Loreto, 25 Feb 1796). Italian composer. Early accounts often confuse him with the violinist Luigi Borghi and the harpsichordist Giovanni (or Giuseppe) Borghi. He studied at the Conservatorio della Pietà dei Turchini, Naples, from 1757 to 1759. He served first as maestro di cappella at Orvieto Cathedral from 1759 to 1778 and then at the Santa Casa of Loreto until his death,

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