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Ignazio Fiorillo
1715 - 1787
I. Fiorillo
Ignazio Fiorillo (11/05/1715 - 06/1787), an Italian composer. He was born in Naples. He studied with Francesco Durante and Leonardo Leo and has made revisions to Niccolo Jommelliís (1714-1774) Requiem.
Fiorillo was a dramatic composer, pupil at the Conservatorio, Naples, under Leo and Durante. He brought out his first opera, at Venice in 1736, became Hofkapellmeister in Brunswick in 1754, and Kapellmeister in Cassel in 1762. In 1780 he retired to Fritzlar. Works Operas : Mandane, opera seria, given at Venice, 1736 ; Artamene, Milan, 1738 ; n vincitor di se stesso, ib., 1741 ; Diana ed Eudimioue, Cassel, 1763 ; Artaserse, ib., 1765 ; Nitteti, ib., 1770 ; Andromeda, ib., 1771; Isacco, oratorio; 3 Te Deum ; Requiem.
Source: Groveís dictionary of music and musicians
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
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