Nicola Porpora, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nicola Porpora

Italian composer

Date of Birth: 17-Aug-1686

Place of Birth: Naples, Campania, Italy

Date of Death: 03-Mar-1768

Profession: composer, music pedagogue

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Nicola Porpora

  • Nicola (Antonio) Porpora (or Niccolò Porpora) (17 August 1686 – 3 March 1768) was an Italian composer and teacher of singing of the Baroque era, whose most famous singing students were the castratos Farinelli and Caffarelli.
  • Other students included composers Matteo Capranica and Joseph Haydn.

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