Composer: Baldassare Galuppi
Dates: 8 October 1706 – 3 January 1785
Title of Piece: Harpsichord Concerto in C Minor
Brief Biography: Galuppi, known as the father of comic opera, held a succession of official positions with charitable and religious institutions, most notably at the Doge’s chapel in St. Mark’s Basilica. He was also regarded as a virtuoso performer on the keyboard.