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Ponchielli, Amilcare (1834 - 1886), composer

Julian Budden and Fedele D’Amico

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 Paderno Fasolaro [now Paderno Ponchielli], 31 Aug 1834; d Milan, 17 Jan 1886). Italian composer. He was the most important opera composer (Verdi apart) between the mid-19th century and the advent of the so-called ‘Giovane Scuola’.

Keywords: Life; Works

Reference Entry.  3039 words. 

Subjects: Music

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