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Name  Nicola Fago
Role  Composer
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Died  February 18, 1745, Naples, Italy
Similar People  Francesco Feo, Francesco Provenzale, Leonardo Leo, Cappella della Pieta de' Turchini, Antonio Maria Bononcini

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Francesco Nicola Fago, 'II Tarantino' (26 February 1677 – 18 February 1745) was an Italian Baroque composer and teacher. He was the father of Lorenzo Fago (1704-1793).

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Biography

Born in Taranto, he studied music under Francesco Provenzale at the Conservatorio della Pieta dei Turchini in Naples between 1693 and 1695. Between 1704 and 1708 he worked at the Conservatorio Sant'Onofrio, but from 1705 to 1740 he was based at the Conservatorio della Pieta dei Turchini, where his pupils included Leonardo Leo, Francesco Feo, Giuseppe de Majo, Niccolo Jommelli, Nicola Sala, Michele de Falco, Carmine Giordani as well as his own son Lorenzo Fago. See: List of music students by teacher: C to F#Nicola Fago. From 1709 to 1731 he also served at the Tesoro di San Gennaro. He died in Naples in 1745.

Operas

  • Lo Masiello
  • L'Astratto (1709)
  • Il Radamista (1707)
  • La Dafne
  • Cassandra Indovina (1711)
  • "Magnificat" ten vocals + instruments
  • "Stabat Mater" 4 vocals + a quartet
  • Il Faraone Sommerso (1709)
  • Other works

  • Le fenzejune abbendurate, Commedia per musica, 1710
  • La Cianna, Commedia per musica, 1711
  • Lo Masillo Dramma per musica (second act by Michele de Falco), 1712
  • La Dafne, Favola pastorale in stile arcadio, 1714
  • References

    Nicola Fago Wikipedia


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