Thursday, January 24, 2013

Abos, Girolamo

Girolamo Abos (1715-1760), Maltese-Italian composer of operas and church music. He was born in Malta, then studied in Naples. In 1756, he became Maestro al Cembalo at the Italian Theater in London. In 1758 he returned to Italy and taught at the Conservatorio della Pieta de Turchini in Naples. He wrote 14 operas and good deal of church music.His operas received great successes in Naples, Rome and London.

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