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Cervetto, James (1748-1837), cellist and composer

Marija Duric Speare

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Cervetto, James (1748-1837), cellist and composer, was born on 8 January 1748 in London, the son of Giacobbe Cervetto, formerly Basevi (1680/1681-1783), and Elizabeth, about whom nothing is known. It is also unknown whether his parents were married. He was baptized on 31 January 1748 in the parish of St ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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