Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Traetta, Tommaso

Tommaso Traetta(1727-1779), Italian composer, studied privately in Naples, and scored a first success with his opera "Il Farnace". He was a court composer at  Parma. He served as the director of the Ospedaletto Conservatory in Venice, and later became the director of the Russian court chapel in St. Petersburg. He composed operas and songs.

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