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date: 05 April 2020

Costa, Sir Michael Andrew Angus [formerly Michele Andrea Agniello]locked

  • J. A. F. Maitland
  • , revised by John Warrack


Costa, Sir Michael Andrew Angus [formerly Michele Andrea Agniello] (1808–1884), conductor and composer, was born in Naples on 4 February 1808, the son of Pasquale Costa. He studied with his father, his maternal grandfather Giacomo Tritto, and Giovanni Furno, then at the ...

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