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Salvi, Antonio (1664 - 1724), librettist

Francesco Giuntini

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 Lucignano, 17 Jan 1664; d Florence, 21 May 1724). Italian librettist. He was a physician in the service of the ducal court in Florence and the favourite librettist of Prince Ferdinand de’ Medici. Between 1701 and 1710 he wrote seven drammi per musica for the entertainments the prince gave in his villa at Pratolino, and he wrote others for the public theatres of Livorno and Florence from 1694

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