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Pacini, Andrea (1690 - 1764), alto castrato, composer

Winton Dean

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 Lucca, c1690; d Lucca, March 1764). Italian alto castrato and composer. He sang in Venice (12 operas: 1708, début in Albinoni’s Astarto, 1714–16, 1726), Florence (1709–10, 1720, 1725–6, 1731–2), Genoa (1710–11, 1720, 1728), Rome (1711, 1721–2), Lucca (1711, 1714–15, 1724, 1730), Ferrara (1713, 1731), Naples (ten operas at the S Bartolomeo and the royal palace, 1713–14, 1722–3), Livorno (1717–18), Bologna (1719–20, 1722), Turin (1719), Milan (1719–20)

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