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Rolli, Paolo Antoniolocked

(1687–1765)
  • Thomas N. McGeary

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Rolli, Paolo Antonio (1687–1765), translator and librettist, was born on 13 June 1687 in Rome, son of the architect Filippo Rolli, of Burgundy, and Marta Arnaldi, of Torre Ceccona. He resided in London from 1715 or 1716 to 1744, and was a leading figure in the Italian circle and a cultural mediator between ...

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