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Filippo Amadei

Composer

Filippo Amadei (fl. 1690–1730) was an Italian composer from Reggio Emilia, who was active in Rome and London. He appears to have worked as composer of cantatas oratorios and as a cellist for Cardinal Ottoboni from 1690 to 1711, the year of his oratorio Teodosio il giovane (1711), then again 1723–1729. From 1719–1722 he was in London where he wrote the first act of the opera Muzio Scevola (1721), with the second act by Giovanni Bononcini and the third by George Frideric Handel. Oratorio: Operas  ( Wikipedia article )

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