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Lalli, Domenico (1679 - 1741), librettist

Wendy N. Gibney

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 Naples, 27 March 1679; d Venice, 9 Oct 1741). Italian librettist. He fled from Naples in 1706, when he was accused of having taken money from the treasury of the brotherhood of the Annunziata, where he had been employed. Seeking refuge in Rome, he met the composer Emanuele d’Astorga, and together they wandered throughout Italy. He adopted the pseudonym Domenico Lalli in 1709. In Venice between 1710 and

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