Monday, January 7, 2013

Piccinni, Niccolo

Niccolo Piccinni(1728-1800), Italian composer, studied at S. Onofrio Conservatory in Naples. In Naples he taught singing and was organist at the cathedral. In 1776 he accepted an offer from the French court and moved to Paris, he successfully adapted his style to the French stage. He composed over 60 operas in Paris and Naples.

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