Miss Fortescue's Protector in Paris

Miss Fortescue's Protector in Paris
Book 3, Debutantes in Paris! May, 2018

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Elisabetta de Gambarini

Today marks the day composer Elisabetta de Gambarini died in 1765. Born in London to an Italian father in 1731, she became well-known as a composer, singer (especially as the soprano in the debut of Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabeus in 1747), organist, and harpsichordist. She published 2 volumes of works for harpsichord works in 1748 (including this one from YouTube):

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