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Filippo Acciaiuoli

(1637—1700)


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(1637–1700). Roman impresario and theatre producer, highly rated by contemporaries for his powerful back-stage control. He devised L'empio punito, based on the Don Juan story, for a production in 1667 at the palazzo Colonna with music by Melani. He was impresario at the Tordinona theatre, the first public opera house in Rome, from 1671 to 1673.

From The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature in Oxford Reference.

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