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Balducci, Giuseppe (1796 - 1845), composer

Jeremy Commons

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 Iesi, 2 May 1796; d Malaga, 1845). Italian composer. He received the best training available in the Marches, and at the age of 17 formed his own operatic troupe. He was, however, forced to flee after killing the nephew of the Papal Governor of Iesi in a duel. Reaching Naples, he became music master to the three daughters of a retired field marshal, Raimondo Capece Minutolo, and spent

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