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Perotti, Giovanni Agostino (<i>died</i> 1855), composer, teacher, writer on music

Howard Brofsky and Licia Sirch

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 Vercelli, 12 April 1769/70; d Venice, 28 June 1855). Italian composer, teacher and writer on music. He received his first musical training from his older brother Giovanni Domenico Perotti. About 1790 he went to Bologna to study under Mattei. His setting of Metastasio’s oratorio Abele was performed in Bologna in 1794 and a one-act comic opera, La contadina nobile, in Pisa in 1795. That year he

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