Gian Francesco Fortunati

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A composer who studied with Nicolini and was afforded the opportunity to travel to Bologna and study with Martini. He spent much of his time in Parma but traveled to Dresden and Berlin in supervision…
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A composer who studied with Nicolini and was afforded the opportunity to travel to Bologna and study with Martini. He spent much of his time in Parma but traveled to Dresden and Berlin in supervision of the operformance of his own operas. The operas which Fortunati composed were dropped from the repertories as they did not sustian interest. Compositional genres included not only his operas but also masses, mass movements, arias, sonatas, concertos and sonatinas.