an Italian composer of symphonies, sacred music, chamber music, and opera (more than 100). Although he is somewhat obscure, even to music lovers today, Piccinni was one of the most popular composers of opera—particularly the Neapolitan opera buffa—of his day.
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01/27/1778-Niccolo Piccinni's opera Roland premieres at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal in Paris
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Pasquale Anfossi
...composer. Born in Taggia, Liguria, he studied with Niccolo Piccinni and Antonio Sacchini, and worked mainly in London,...
Gaetano Latilla
...most important of the period immediately preceding Niccolo Piccinni (his nephew). Latilla was born in Bari, and studied...
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