Ave Maria

Composer: Antonio Cagnone (1828-1896), 1886

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Internet references, biography information.

Grove's dictionary of music and musicians, Volume 1 By John Alexander Fuller-Maitland et al.

  CAGNONI ANTONIO born Feb 8 1828 Godiasco in the district of Voghera entered Milan Conservatorio in 1842 remaining until 1847 Two operas of small calibre performed in the theatre connected with establishment but his first essay before public was with Don Bucefalo given at Teatro Re in Milan in 1847 This opera buffi although it has kept the stage in Italy never attained success outside its own country it was given at the Italiens in Paris but coldly received His successive operas not been received with uniform favour several especially among his later works been attended by good fortune Between and 1863 he held the post of maestro di at Vigevano and while there devoted entirely to religious music The following is complete list of his operas Roiulla di Hun MlnUto 11819 I Ine Barojardl 18461 Bucefalo 11847 II Testaraento di Figaro IMS Amort e Trappjl 1850 La Vallff d Andorra 18541 Oiralda 41893 La Flora 08551 La Flglla di don Laborlo 11858 II Veechlo della IIWII Michcio Perrln 18641 Claudia 18661 La Tombola lltW L ni i I di Donna 1870 Papa Martin 1871 produced CHI 1 &t a at the Lyceum in 1875 an The Porter of Havre II I m dl Taplgllano 18741 Franoeaca da Rimini 18781 In that year he retired to Novara where became maestro di cappella in the cathedral and director of the Istituto musicale Subsequently he produced nothing but sacred music Two motets Inveni David and Ave Maria were published in 1886 In February of that year Cagnoni was made a commander of order of the Corona He was from 1886 maestro di cappella at Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo where he died April 30 1 896 M

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