Antonio Rosetti

(c. 1750—1792)

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(b Leitmeritz [now Litoměřice], c.1750; d Ludwigslust, 30 June 1792). Bohemian composer. He studied theology but in 1773 joined the court chapel of the Prince of Oettingen-Wallerstein as a double-bass player; he was promoted to Kapellmeister in 1785. In 1781–2 he visited Paris. From 1789 until his death he was Kapellmeister to the Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin at Ludwigslust.


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