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Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (January 4, 1710 – March 16, 1736) was an Italian composer, violinist and organist.

Pergolesi was born in Jesi, Italy, where he studied music under Francesco Santini there before going to Naples in 1725 where he studied under Gaetano Greco among others. He spent most of his life working in Neapolitan courts.

Pergolesi was one of the most important early composers of opera buffa (comic opera). His opera seria Il prigioner superbo contained the two act buffa intermezzo… read more

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  • To die so young... [2] so much unfulfilled potential! :(
  • To die so young...
  • это просто бомба
  • Норм.
  • гениален, и ведь это духовная музыка в сочетании с чисто народным элементом, не зря его так стравинский котировал.
  • come to brazil!
  • A great man and a genius!
  • Stabat Mater.. Magnificient! <3
  • Beautifull music. If you love Mozart then listen to Pergolesi. Mozart was clearly under the influence of his music.
  • Stabat Mater and Salve Regina are wonderful compositions. Love too much!

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