Agostino Steffani

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Born: 25 July 1654 — Castelfranco Veneto — Italy
Died: 12 February 1728 — Frankfurt am Main — Germany
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Music

He wrote dramatic works, but was celebrated for his cantatas for two voices.

Life

The Italian composer Agostino Steffani was also a churchman and a diplomat. He sepent most of his life in Northern Germany, where he had an important influence on the rise of opera in that area.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agostino_Steffani http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/564886/Agostino-Steffani

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Thu 17 Apr: L’Alma Chamber Orchestra en concert, le jeudi 17 avril à la Salle Pleyel 252 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
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[details ←] Lagrime Dolorose (1695 cantata) - Score and parts, piano, organ, recorder,
[details ←] Rejoice In The Lord, choral, vocal,
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