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Giardini [Degiardino], Felicelocked

(1716–1796)
  • David J. Golby

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Giardini [Degiardino], Felice (1716–1796), violinist and composer, was born in Turin, Italy, on 12 April 1716, the son of a French musician named Jardin, who introduced him to the violin. After time spent in Milan as a cathedral chorister and student of singing, composition, and harpsichord playing (under ...

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