Giacomo Antonio Perti


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(b Bologna, 1661; d Bologna, 1756).

It. composer. Choirmaster at St Petronio, Bologna, 1696–1756. Wrote about 30 operas, several in collab., and few of which survive, but later devoted himself to religious works, especially oratorios, cantatas, and masses. Also wrote sonatas for vn. and vc. and other instr. works.

Subjects: Music.

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