Born: 1788, Paris, France.
Died: November 5, 1872, St. Thomas (near Exeter), Devonshire, England.
Born to an Italian family in France, Venua attended the Paris Conservatory, and studied composition in London.
He directed and composed for the ballet orchestra at the King’s Theater, and belonged the British Royal Society of Musicians.
He retired to Exeter in 1858.
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