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Granata, Giovanni Battista (<i>died</i> 1687), guitarist, composer

Gary R. Boye

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 Turin, 1620/21; d 1687). Italian guitarist and composer. He moved to Bologna some time before 1646 and remained there for the rest of his life. From 1651 to 1653 he is listed as a liutista sopranumerario in the Concerto Palatino at Bologna. By 1659 he had become a licensed barber-surgeon, and records indicate that he ran a bottega di barbitonsore from 1661 to 1668. He appears to have maintained

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