Alessandro Besozzi

Alessandro Besozzi

  • Born
    22nd July 1702
  • Died
    26th July 1793
  • Birthplace
    Piacenza, Italy
Alessandro Besozzi was an Italian composer and virtuoso oboist. He was a member of the ducal Guardia Irlandese from 1714, a hautboy band created by Antonio Farnese, Duke of Parma in 1702, where he worked with his father Cristoforo Besozzi and his brothers Giuseppe and Paolo Girolamo Besozzi. After leaving the company on 20 April 1731, he worked in Turin with his brother Paolo Girolamo at the court of Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia