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(Rossini: La gazza ladra). Cont. Travesti role. A young peasant of the village who works for the Vingradito family. He informs his master that he saw Ninetta selling silver to a pedlar—her mistress is accusing her of stealing it from the family. As Ninetta is being led to execution, Pippo climbs up the church spire and finds the missing silver in the nest of the family's pet magpie. Created (1817) by Teresa Gallianis.

Subjects: Opera.

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