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Lonati, Carlo Ambrogio (<i>born</i> 1645), composer, impresario, singer

Norbert Dubowy

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 Milan, c1645; d Milan, c1710–15). Italian composer, impresario and singer. Baptized Giovanni Ambrogio Leinati, he is first heard of during the period 1665–7 as a violinist of the royal chapel in Naples, where in 1667 he also sang the comic role of Lesbo in a production of Cavalli’s Scipione africano, whose libretto refers to him as ‘milanese’. The records of the Congregazione di S

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