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Velluti, Giovanni Battista (1780 - 1861), soprano castrato

Elizabeth Forbes

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 Montolmo [now Corridonia], Ancona, 28 Jan 1780; d Sambruson di Dolo, Venice, 22 Jan 1861). Italian soprano castrato. He studied in Bologna, then for six years with Calpi in Ravenna, and made his début at Forlì in 1801. Two years later he was in Naples, singing in the première of P.C. Guglielmi's Asteria e Teseo and in Andreozzi's Piramo e Tisbe. He appeared in Rome from 1805

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