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Nice

Charles Pitt

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Resort city in the south of France. The first theatre, the Teatro Maccarini, built of wood, was opened in 1777 by the Marchese Ali-Maccarini when the town was part of the Italian state of Austro-Sardinia. It became the Théâtre Royal in 1790, and during the Revolutionary period the Théâtre de la Montagne. In 1826 it was acquired by the municipality; it was demolished and replaced with a new opera house designed after the model of

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