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 Bernardi, Francesco  birth name (Source: 1)

alto-castrato, cantante, sopranista, soprano, opera singer

born: circa 1680 Siena, Italy Source: 2  

died: 00 Jan 1759 Siena, Italy Source: 2  

active: 1708-1716 Napoli, Italy Source: 3  

The Music Sack has 40 items with information about Senesino:


Indice Dei Nomi

p. 611-644 In:
Antolini, Bianca Maria
Spagnuolo, Vera Vita
Morelli, Arnaldo
La musica a Roma attraverso le fonti d'archivo
A cura di Bianca Maria Antolini, Arnaldo Morelli, Vera Vita Spagnuolo
Lucca: Libreria Musicale Italiana Editrice, 1994, 644 p.

Number of People : 3,083


Addenda und Corrigenda zu den Banden 1 und 2

p. 1125-1474 In:
Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Grosses Sangerlexikon. Erganzungsband II
Bern: Francke, 1994

Number of People : 2,140


Lexikon der Kastraten

p. 357 In:
Ortkemper, Hubert
Engel wider Willen : Die Welt der Kastraten
Berlin: Henschel Verlag, 1993, 415 p.

Number of People : 45

 1993 Source: 3

Griffin, Thomas
Selfridge-Field, Eleanor
Musical references in the Gazzetta di Napoli 1681-1725
With a foreword by Eleanor Selfridge-Field
Berkeley, Calif: Fallen Leaf Press, 1993, 140 p.

Number of People : 82


Holmes, William C.
Opera observed : views of a Florentine impresario in the early eighteenth century
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993, 256 p.

Number of People : 5


Addenda und Corrigenda zum Hauptwerk

p. 1133-1954 In:
Kutsch, Karl J.
Riemens, Leo
Grosses Sangerlexikon. Erganzungsband [I]
Bern: Francke, 1991, 2002 columns

Number of People : 4,103


Dean, Winton
Handel's operas 1704-1726
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987

Number of People : 47


Indice Dei Nomi

p. 296-362 In:
Trezzini, Lamberto
Due secoli di vita musicale storia del teatro comunale di Bologna
Seconda edizione
A cura di Lamberto Trezzini
Nuova Alfa Editoriale, 1987, 362 p.

Number of People : 4,845


Cantanti (Soloisti e Coristi)

p. 365-398 In:
Fabbri, Paolo
Verti, Roberto
Due secoli di teatro per musica a Reggio Emilia.
Repertorio cronologico delle opere e dei balli 1645-1857
Reggio Emilia: Edizioni del Teatro Municipale Valli, 1987, 479 p.

Number of People : 1,524


Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Grosses Sangerlexikon
Bern: Francke, 1987, 3452 columns in two volumes p.

Number of People : 6,910


Blanchard, Roger
Cande, Roland de
Dieux et divas de l'opera : des origines a la Malibran
Roger Blanchard et Roland de Cande
Paris: Plon, 1986, 429 p.

Number of People : 116


Gheusi, Jacques
Quinze voix pour Wolfgang.
L'Avant-Scene Opera (Special Issue Avril-Juin 1984): 9-24.

Number of People : 15


Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


Heriot, Angus
The castrati in opera
New York: Da Capo Press, 1974, 243 p.

Number of People : 32


Morrocchi, Rinaldo
La musica in Siena : appunti storici relativi a quest'arte e a'suoi cultori
Bologna: Forni Editore, 1969

Number of People : 124


Pleasants, Henry
The great singers : From Jenny Lind to Callas and Pavarotti
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967, 395 p.

Number of People : 64


Pleasants, Henry
The Great Opera Singers from the Dawn of Opera to our Own Time
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966 [London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967]. 352 p.
       147 illus., bib

Number of People : 60


Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti : Supplemento
Milan: Sonzogno, 1938, 806 p.

Number of People : 9,140


Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317

 1936 Source: 1

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


Norlind, Tobias
Allmant musiklexikon
Stockholm: Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 1927-28, 2V p.

Number of People : 4,739


Grew, Sydney
Makers of music
The story of singers and instrumentalists
By Sydney Grew
London: G. T. Foulis, 1926

Number of People : 70


Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

More Details : (1 Section)


Benvenuti, Leo
Dizionario degli italiani all'estero ...
Firenze: 1890

Number of People : 113


Brown, James Duff
Biographical dictionary of musicians.
With a bibliography of English writings on music
Paisley, Scotland: A. Gardner, 1886, 637 p.

Number of People : 4,300


Morrocchi, Rinaldo
La musica in Siena. Appunti storici relativi a quest'arte e a' suoi cuitori ...
Siena: 1886

Number of People : 106


Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography
London: W. Morley, 1883, 256 p.

Number of People : 3,177


Grove, George / Sir
Dictionary of music and musicians ...
London: 1879-99, 4 vols. Note
       Note: Of various editions

Number of People : 999


Hogarth, George
Memoirs of the opera in Italy, France, Germany and England
Vol. I
London: 1851, 376 p.

Number of People : 65


Inghirami, Francesco
Storia della Toscana ...
Fiesole: 1843-44, Tomo 12-14.

Number of People : 43


Boni, Filippo de
Biografa degli artisti ...
Venezia: 1840

Number of People : 255


A dictionary of musicians ...
2nd ed.
London: 1827, 2 vols.

Number of People : 810


Sainsbury, John S.
A dictionary of musicians. From the earliest ages to the present time. Comprising the most important biographical contents of the works of Gerber, Choron, and Fayolle Count Orloff, Dr. Burney, Sir John Hawkins, &c, &c, together with upwards of a hundred original memoirs of the most eminent living musicians
Edited by John S. Sainsbury
Printed for Sainsbury and Co., 1825, 2V p.

Number of People : 724


Gerber, Ernst Ludwig
Historisch-biographisches Lexicon der Tonkunstler, welches NacMchten von dem Leben und den Werken musikalischer Schriftsteller enthalt.
Leipzig: 1790-91, 2 Teile.

Number of People : 3,350


[minor article]

The above item is part of :
Hiller, Johann Adam
Lebensbeschreibungen beruhmter Musukgelehrten und Tonkunstler neuerer Zeit
Leipzig: 1784

Number of People : 7


Hawkins, John
A General History of the Science and Practice of Music.
Vol. 5
London: T. Payne and Son, 1776. 482, [57], [1] p.
       errata, portraits, plates, musical examples, Index for all 5 volumes.
       Note: Important for singers of the Handelian era.

Number of People : 9

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