Saverio Mercadante

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Born: 17 September 1795 (baptised)

Died: 17 December 1870


By means of a forged birth certificate Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante's father had his son (born in Altamura) educated as a Neapolitan citizen. Mercadante kept up ties with Naples all his life, while pursuing his career as a composer of opera in Vienna, Lisbon and Madrid as well.

View the Wikipedia article on Saverio Mercadante.

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