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Viotti, Giovanni Battistalocked

(1755–1824)
  • David J. Golby

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Viotti, Giovanni Battista (1755–1824), musician, was born in Fontanetto da Po, Piedmont, Italy, on 12 May 1755, possibly the illegitimate son of Antonio Viotti, a blacksmith and amateur horn player, and Maria Magdelena Milano. His early instruction may have come from his father and, when he was eleven, from ...

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