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 1851

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


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  Addison, Joseph (b. 1672 d. 1719)   public servant, man of letters
  Ariosti, Attilio (b. 1666 d. 1740)   composer
  Bernardini, Marcello (b. 1740 d. 1799)   composer, librettist
  Bononcini, Giovanni (b. 1670)   composer, compositore
  Bordoni, Faustina (b. 1700 d. 1781)   cantante, mezzo-soprano
  Bracegirdle, Anne (b. 1663 d. 1748)   actress, singer
  Butler, Charlotte (b. 1660 d. 1692)   singer, actress
  Caffarelli (b. 1710 d. 1783)   soprano castrato ~
  Campion (d. 1706)   singer
  Carestini, Giovanni (b. 1705 d. circa)   alto-castrato, cantante
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Clayton, Thomas (b. -1670 d. -1730)   composer, violin
  Collier, Jeremy (b. 1650 d. 1726 a. 1702)   writer on music
  Conti, Gioacchino (b. 1714 d. 1761)   cantante, soprano castrato
  Cross, Letitia (b. 1681 d. 1725)   singer, actress
  Cuzzoni, Francesca (b. 1698 d. 1770)   cantante, soprano
  Davenant, William (b. 1605 d. 1668)   poet
  Davis (a. 1730-1748)   singer
  Draghi, Giovanni Battista (b. -1635 d. 1708)   composer, administrator
  Dryden, John (b. 1631 d. 1700)   poet, dramatist
  Durastanti, Margherita (b. 1690 a. 1700-1734)   cantante, soprano
  Eccles, Henry (b. -1685 d. -1745)   violin, composer
  Eccles, John (b. 1668 d. 1735)   composer
  Eccles, Thomas (a. 1733)   violin
  Epine, Margherita [Francesca Margherita] (b. 1683 d. 1746)   soprano
  Farinelli (b. 1705 d. 1782 a. 1723-1725)   soprano castrato, soprano
  Ferrabosco, Alfonso (b. 1543 d. 1588)   composer
  Fontenelle, Bernard Bouvier (b. 1657 d. 1757)   librettist
  Freschi, Domenico [Giovanni Domenico] (b. 1630 d. 1710)   composer
  Gabrielli, Caterina (b. 1730 d. 1796)   cantante, soprano
  Galliard, John Ernest (b. 1680 d. 1749)   composer, organ
  Galuppi, Baldassare (b. 1706 d. 1785)   composer, compositore
  Guarducci, Tommaso (b. 1720 d. 1770)   cantante, male soprano
  Handel, George Friederic (b. 1685)   composer, compositore
  Hasse, Johann Adolph (b. 1699 d. 1783)   composer, compositore
  Jonson, Ben (b. 1572 d. 1637)   author, dramatist
  Keiser, Reinhard (b. 1674 d. 1739)   composer, Komponist
  Lafontaine, Jean (b. 1621 d. 1695)   poet, fabulist
  Lanier, Nicholas (b. 1588 d. 1668)   composer, flute
  Lawes, Henry (b. 1596 d. 1662)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Leo, Leonardo (Ortensio Salvatore de) (b. 1694)   composer, compositore
  Leveridge, Richard (b. -1671 d. 1758)   bass, vocals
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Logroscino, Nicola Bonifacio (b. 1698 d. -1767)   composer
  Lully, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1632)   composer, compositore
  Mattheson, Johann (b. 1681)   composer, compositore
  Maupin (b. 1663 d. 1707)   soprano
  Metastasio, Pietro (b. 1698 d. 1782)   abate, libretista
  Mingotti, Regina (b. 1722 d. 1808)   cantante, opera singer
  Monteverdi, Claudio (Giovanni Antonio) (b. 1567 d. 1643)   composer, compositore
  Nicolini (b. 1673)   alto-castrato, cantante
  Pepys, Samuel (b. 1633 d. 1703)   naval administrator, diarist
  Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista (b. 1710)   composer, compositor
  Porpora, Nicola (Antonio) (b. 1686)   compositore, musician
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1659 d. 1695)   composer, organ
  Quinault, Philippe (b. 1635 d. 1688)   dramatist, librettist
  Robinson, Anastasia (b. 1692 d. 1755)   soprano, later contralto
  Scarlatti, Alessandro [Pietro Alessandro Gaspari] (b. 1660)   composer, compositore
  Senesino (b. 1680 d. 1759 a. 1708-1716)   alto-castrato, cantante
  Shore, Catherine (b. 1668 d. 1730)   soprano
  Tesi Tramontini, Vittoria (b. 1700 d. 1775)   cantante, contralto
  Tofts, Catherine (b. 1685 d. 1756 a. 1735)   soprano
  Vinci, Leonardo (b. 1690 d. 1736)   composer, compositore
  Vivaldi, Antonio (Lucio) (b. 1678 d. 1741)   Komponist, abate
  Zeno, Apostolo (b. 1668 d. 1750)   libretista, librettist

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