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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):