Paolo Tommaso Alberghi

Born: 31st December 1716

Died: 11th October 1785

Birthplace: Faenza, Italy

Paolo Tommaso Alberghi was an Italian composer. He studied with Tartini and served at Faenza Cathedral, becoming maestro di cappella in 1760. He wrote mainly instrumental music in Tartini's style; the ornate violin writing reflects his virtuoso reputation. He also wrote sacred works. His son Ignazio (1758-after c1836), an operatic tenor and church composer, was maestro di cappella at Faenza Cathedral (1787-96) and served at the Dresden court.

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