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Piccinni, Niccolò, 1728-1800


  • [Niccolò Piccinni (1728-1800) was an Italian composer who wrote over 100 operas. He is credited with introducing the multi-movement finale. He was one of the most successful and prolific composers of his time, and dominated the stage in Naples for most of the the 1760s.]

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  • Fuller Name

    • Vito Niccolò Marcello Antonio Giacomo
  • Variants

    • Pichchini, Nikkolo, 1728-1800
    • Piccini, signor, 1728-1800
    • Piccini, Niccolò, 1728-1800
    • Piccini, Nicolò, 1728-1800
    • Piccinni, M., 1728-1800
    • Piccini, M., 1728-1800
    • Piccinni, Nicola, 1728-1800
    • Piccinni, Nicolas, 1728-1800
    • Piccini, Nicola, 1728-1800
    • Piccinni, Vito Niccolò, 1728-1800
    • Piccinni, Niccolì, 1728-1800
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1728-01-16
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1800-05-07
    • Birth Place

        Bari, Italy
    • Death Place

        Paris, France
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  • Sources

    • found: His La schiava, 1772:t.p. (signor Piccini)
    • found: His Six canzonets for two voices with an accompaniment for a piano forte, 1775?:t.p. (Niccolo Piccini)
    • found: His The songs in La buona figliuola, 1770?:t.p. (Nicolo Piccini)
    • found: His Roland, 1778?:t.p. (M. Piccinni)
    • found: His Pénélope, 1785?:t.p. (M. Piccini)
    • found: His Concerto di flauto traverso, c1981:t.p. (Nicola Piccinni)
    • found: Ginguené, P.L. Notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de Nicolas Piccinni, an 9, 1800 or 1801.
    • found: His Atys, 1991:CIP t.p. (Niccolò Piccinni) introd. (Noccolò, or Nicola, Marcello Antonio Giacomo Piccinni (or Piccini))
    • found: Grove music online, June 5, 2007(under Piccinni: (Vito) Niccolò (Nicola) (Marcello Antonio Giacomo) Piccinni (Piccini); b. Jan. 16, 1728, Bari, d. May 7, 1800, Passy, near Paris)
    • found: BL database, 2 Sept. 2008(hdg.: Piccinni, Niccolì, 1728-1800)
    • found: Oxford Music Online, viewed 13 Dec. 2012(Italian composer...one of the most successful and prolific composers...wrote over 100 operas...credited with introducing the multi-movement finale...dominated the stage in Naples for most of the 1760s)
  • LC Classification

    • ML410.P58-Biography
  • General Notes

    • [Niccolò Piccinni (1728-1800) was an Italian composer who wrote over 100 operas. He is credited with introducing the multi-movement finale. He was one of the most successful and prolific composers of his time, and dominated the stage in Naples for most of the the 1760s.]
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    • 1981-11-11: new
    • 2016-05-10: revised
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