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Baldassare Galuppi

Baldassare Galuppi, an integral figure in the annals of Italian comic opera, was for quite a while known just through his mention in Robert Browning’s poem “A Toccata of Galuppi’s.” Galuppi’s dad was a barber and violinist who provided his son primary music lessons. By age 16 he previously made …

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