Teodoro Cottrau


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(b Naples, 1827; d Naples, 1879). It. composer and publisher. Wrote 50 Neapolitan melodies, most famous being Santa Lucia (1850). In 1848 became joint owner of his father's publishing firm Girard's. Close friend of Bellini and Donizetti.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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