Galuppi, Baldassare

Galuppi, Baldassare bäldäs-sä´rā gälo͞op´pē [key], 1706–85, Italian composer. A pupil of Lotti, he developed the opera buffa style in the period between Scarlatti and Mozart, and he also wrote oratorios and chamber music. He is immortalized in Robert Browning's poem A Toccata of Galuppi's.

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