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Piccinni, Niccolò, 1728-1800



  • Existence: 1728-01-16 - 1800-05-07

Biographical / Historical

Niccolò Piccinni (1728-1800) was an Italian composer who wrote over 100 operas. He is credited with introducing the multi-movement finale. He was one of the most successful and prolific composers of his time, and dominated the stage in Naples for most of the the 1760s.