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Bianchi, Francesco

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Born: 1752 AD
Died: 1810 AD, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Composers, Conductors

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1752 - Francesco was born.

1772 - His first opera, Giulio Sabino,was produced in Cremona.

         - He composed more than eighty operas, often traveling to Naples, Florence, Venice, or Paris to oversee or conduct performances.

1785-1797 - He was an organist at St. Mark's, Venice; there he also helped reorganize the diocesan archive.

         - He composed a few oratorios, cantatas, Masses, and instrumental works.

         - He authored or coauthored five theoretical treatises; all remained in manuscript except for the Trattato d'armonia teorico pratico, excerpted in Quarterly Musical Review.

1810 - Francesco Bianchi died.
 

 

 

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