Pietro  Locatelli

Pietro Locatelli

  • Born
    3rd September 1695
  • Died
    30th March 1764
  • Birthplace
    Bergamo, Italy
Pietro Antonio Locatelli was an Italian Baroque composer and violinist. When Locatelli went to Amsterdam in 1729, he discovered the centre of European music publishing. He published his Opp. 2–6, 8 and 9 and a new edition of Op. 1 in Amsterdam, and Op. 7 in the neighbouring city of Leiden. He took great care to achieve flawless editions. Locatelli gave the well-arranged works to different publishers, and he edited and sold the less-arranged works.