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Sansoni, Giovanni (1593 - 1648), cornett player, composer

Hellmut Federhofer and Steven Saunders

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 ?Venice, 1593; d Vienna, 15 Nov 1648). Italian cornett player and composer. In 1615 Romano Micheli called him ‘musicus di Venezia’. In 1613 he became a cornett player at Archduke Ferdinand’s court at Graz. When Ferdinand became emperor Sansoni moved to Vienna with the Graz court and spent the rest of his life there as a respected member of the court chapel. A court pay list from 1637

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