1741–1816
Giovanni Paesiello

Introduction

Born: May 9, 1741, Ta­ran­to, It­a­ly.

Died: June 5, 1816, Na­ples, Italy.

Buried: Orig­in­al­ly in Con­gre­ga dell’Im­ma­co­la­ta Con­ce­zi­o­ne, Na­ples, It­a­ly; his re­mains were lat­er moved to Chi­e­sa San­ta Ma­ria Donn­al­bi­na in Na­ples.

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Biography

Paisiello com­posed re­li­gious mu­sic and 93 op­er­as, as well as the na­tion­al an­them for the King­dom of the Two Si­ci­lies (Bour­bon) be­fore go­ing ov­er to Na­po­le­on.

Sources

Music