Francesco Uttini, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Francesco Uttini

Italian composer and conductor

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1723

Place of Birth: Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Date of Death: 25-Oct-1795

Profession: composer

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Francesco Uttini

  • Francesco Antonio Baldassare Uttini (1723 Bologna – 25 October 1795) was an Italian composer and conductor who was active mostly in Sweden. He is best remembered today as a composer of operas in both the Italian and Swedish languages and for his five symphonies.
  • He provided the music for the first Swedish grand opera, Thetis och Pelée, which was commissioned by Gustavus III in 1772 and was successfully performed the following year. He was married first to the opera singer Rosa Scarlatti, and then to the opera singer Sofia Liljegren.
  • He was the father of the ballet dancer Carlo and double bass player Adolpho Ludovico Uttini.

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