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Mercadante, Saverio (<i>died</i> 1870), composer, conductor, teacher

Michael Wittmann

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 Altamura, bap. 17 Sept 1795; d Naples, 17 Dec 1870). Italian composer, conductor and teacher. A leading opera composer who also encouraged the revival of Italian instrumental music.

Keywords: Life; Works

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Subjects: Music

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