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Sacchini, Antonio Maria Gasparo

Sacchini, Antonio Maria Gasparo äntô´nyō märē´ä gä´spärō säk-kē´nē [key], 1730–86, Italian operatic composer of the Neapolitan school. His best work, Oedipe à Colone (1786) was in the repertory of the Paris Opéra for more than half a century. He also composed chamber music and oratorios.

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