Giuseppe Baldassare Sammartini (1695-1750) was an Italian composer and oboist.
A native of Milan, he moved to London together with his brother Giovanni Battista Sammartini. He had started playing the oboe in Milan and in London took up the post of oboist in the Opera orchestra in 1727. He later left the Opera and was patronised by Frederick, Prince of Wales and his wife. He served them as Musical Director of the Chamber Concerts and was a member…
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