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Johann Adolph Hasse

25 March 1699, Bergedorf - 16 December 1783, Venice
An 18thC German composer, singer and teacher of music. Immensely popular in his time, Hasse was best known for his prolific operatic output, and was a pivotal figure in the development of opera seria and 18th-century music in general.
The Hasse Project website is collaborative and features the work of a number of international researchers and performers. Over time we hope to add to the information available on this fascinating composer and invite you to contribute to the available editions, biographies, articles and discussions.
Articles listed at this site - Click on the title to read.

Domenico Scarlatti
Extracted with permission from The Grove Concise Dictionary of Music edited by Stanley Sadie Macmillan Press Ltd., London.
Contributor: James Sanderson

Farinelli
Life of the great 18th century singer
Contributor: James Sanderson

Francesco Durante
From the Durante Project, a new biography of Francesco Durante
Contributor: James Sanderson

Leonardo Leo - (1694 - 1744)
James Sanderson's biography of the Neapolitan composer.
Contributor: James Sanderson

Orphans and Musicians in Venice
Denis Stevens describes a unique system of social support in 18th-century Venice that brought great economic, social and cultural benefits.
Contributor: Denis Arnold

Pietro Metastasio
Life of the 18th century poet and librettist
Contributor: James Sanderson



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