Giovanni Battista Bononcini (18 July 1670 - 9 July 1747) was an Italian Baroque composer and cellist, one of a family of musicians. His father, Giovanni Maria Bononcini, was a violinist and composer.
Bononcini the younger was born in Modena.
His works include a number of operas, masses, and a funeral anthem for the Duke of Marlborough. One of his operas was Serse, later adapted by George Frideric Handel. He played cello and published his earliest works for this instrument in 1685 at Bologna.
Your suggestion has been successfully submitted.