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Results for Benedetto Marcello Marcello :
Operas, oratorios, cantatas, madrigals, concerti, sonatas, and "Estro poeticoarmonico" (1724-26), a setting for voices and instruments of the first 50 psalms in an Italian paraphrase by G. Giustiniani.
His birth dat is also given as 31 July or 2 August 1686.
Benedetto Marcello was a student of Lotti and Gasparini. In 1711 he was a member of the Venetian Council of Forty, from 1730–1738 governor of Pola (Istria), and in 1738 papal chamberlain at Brescia.
Marcello translated John Dryden’s “Timotheus“. He wrote a libretto for G. Ruggeri’s opera Arato in Sparta (1709) and “Il teatro alla moda“ (1720), a satirical account of contemporary operatic practice.
(Contribution by Dr. Siegfried Kruse <firstname.lastname@example.org>.)