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Luigi Boccherini

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Luigi Boccherini

Luigi Boccherini has been played on NTS in shows including Kit Grill, featured first on 12 November 2017. Songs played include Adagio.

Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini (1743–1805) was a classical-era composer and cellist from Italy.

Boccherini was born on the 19th February 1743 in Lucca, Italy, to a musical family. His father, a cellist and double bass player, sent Luigi to study in Rome in 1757 and, after various concert tours, in 1769 his talents brought him to the Spanish court in Madrid, where he was employed by Don Luis, the younger brother of King Charles III. There he flourished under royal patronage, until one day the…

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Adagio
Pachelbel, Albinoni, Bach, Boccherini, Hayden, Handel, Gluck, Martin Haselböck, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl Münchinger
London Records1985
Adagio
Pachelbel, Albinoni, Bach, Boccherini, Hayden, Handel, Gluck, Martin Haselböck, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl MünchingerLondon Records1985
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