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an Italian mandolin virtuoso and dramatic composer whose date and place of birth are unknown. In 1764 he made his appearance in Paris as a mandolin virtuoso and was highly esteemed, both as a performer and teacher. He published his Method for the mandolin while residing in Paris, which met with great success throughout France, being the most popular of its period. His chief works were operas.
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  • L'Italienne : comédie en 1 acte, mêlée d'ariettes (Paris, 1770)
  • Pierre et Lucette, comédie en deux actes et en prose mêlée d'ariettes (Paris, 1774)
  • Airs détachés de Perin et Lucette, comédie en deux actes, mê...
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