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Angelo Mariani

(1821—1873)


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(b Ravenna, 1821; d Genoa, 1873). It. conductor and composer. Early comps. admired by Rossini. Début as opera cond. Messina 1844. Cond. I due Foscari in Milan, 1846. Court cond., Copenhagen 1847–8. Cond., Genoa 1852–73. Cond. It. premières of Lohengrin and Tannhäuser, and many important Verdi perfs. Outstanding interpreter of Verdi. Comp. requiem, cantatas, songs.

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