(b Rome, 1738; d Rome, 1792). It. composer and choirmaster. Followed Jommelli as Kapellmeister at Stuttgart 1771–7. Choirmaster, St Peter's, Rome, 1778–92. Comp. 16 operas, masses, motets, and contrib. with J. C. Bach to a book of odes pubd. in London 1775.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.