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Bellini, Vincenzo

(Encyclopedia)Bellini, Vincenzo vēnchānˈtsō bĕl-lēˈnē [key], 1801–35, Italian opera composer. He acquired his musical training from his grandfather and father, and began composing religious and secular mu...

Bellini

(Encyclopedia)Bellini jōvänˈnē [key], c.1430–1516, who was first active in Padua where he worked with his father and brother. Also influenced by Mantegna, who became his brother-in-law in 1454, Giovanni paint...

Catena, Vincenzo di Biagio

(Encyclopedia)Catena, Vincenzo di Biagio vēnchĕnˈtsō dē byäˈjō kätāˈnä [key], c.1470–1531, Venetian painter. His early work, reflecting the influence of Giovanni Bellini, includes the two paintings of...

Cuoco, Vincenzo

(Encyclopedia)Cuoco, Vincenzo vēnchānˈtsō ko͞o-ôˈkō [key], 1770–1823, Italian political philosopher. A lawyer, he was exiled (1799) from Naples for his part in establishing the Parthenopean Republic. In t...

Foppa, Vincenzo

(Encyclopedia)Foppa, Vincenzo vēnchĕnˈtsō fôpˈpä [key], c.1427–c.1515, Italian painter. Giving new life to the art of the Lombard school, he exercised a great influence upon northern Italian art until the ...

Gioberti, Vincenzo

(Encyclopedia)Gioberti, Vincenzo vēnchānˈtsō jōbĕrˈtē [key], 1801–52, Italian philosopher and political writer, b. Turin. Ordained (1825) a priest, he went into exile (1833–48) in Paris and Brussels bec...

Galilei, Vincenzo

(Encyclopedia)Galilei, Vincenzo vēnchĕnˈtsō gälēlĕˈē [key], d. 1591, Italian lutenist, singer, writer, and composer; father of Galileo. As a member of the Florentine camerata (see opera), he was one of the...

Monti, Vincenzo

(Encyclopedia)Monti, Vincenzo vēnchānˈtsō mōnˈtē [key], 1754–1828, Italian poet and dramatist. Under French rule he became official historiographer of the Italian kingdom and later accommodated himself to ...

Carducci, Bartolomeo

(Encyclopedia)Carducci or Carducho, Bartolomeo bärtōlōmĕˈō kärdo͞otˈchē, kärdo͞oˈkō [key], 1560–1638, Italian painter, sculptor, and architect in Spain. He studied with Federigo Zuccaro, whom he acc...

Grisi, Giulia

(Encyclopedia)Grisi, Giulia jo͞oˈlyä grēˈzē [key], 1811–69, Italian operatic soprano. She toured the United States in 1854 with Giuseppe Mario, whom she married in 1856. Roles were written for her by Bellin...

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