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Baldassare Galuppi

Baldassare Galuppi

Dates: 8 October 1706 – 3 January 1785

Nationality: Italian

Title of Piece: Concerti a quattro


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.