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1824-1854 - Charlotte Street (Fitzrovia) Academies & Museums & Poetry & Radicalism & Italy & place: Vasto Scholar, poet, and activist Gabriele Pasquale Rossetti was born on 28 February 1783 in Vasto, Kingdom of Naples. The son of a blacksmith, he made an 1823-1828 - Haymarket (Westminster) Academies & Music & Italy & place: Naples Opera composer Carlo Coccia was born in Naples on 14 April 1782. He studied in his native city with Pietro Casella and Giovanni Paisiello, who 1817-1856 - Upper Norton Street (Marylebone) Academies & Music & Italy Operatic singer and teacher Domenico Crivelli [Signor Crivelli] was born in 1793/1796 in Lombardy. He came to England in 1817 with his father 1813-1839 - Bond Street (Mayfair) Academies & Music & Printing & Italy Violinist and child prodigy Nicolas Mori was born on 24 January 1796, the son of a wig maker. In 1808 he became a pupil of Giovanni Battista Viotti 1792-1824 - Wells Street (Westminster) Academies & Clubs & Music & Radicalism & Italy & place: Fontanetto da Po Violinist and composer Giovanni Battista Viotti was born in Fontanetto da Po, Piedmont, on 12 May 1755. He studied with Gaetano Pugnani, the 1816-1876 - Jermyn Street (Mayfair) Academies & Impresarios & Music & Italy Horn player and impresario Giovanni Puzzi was born in 1792 in Italy (further details are not known). In his early youth took up the cornet à pistons 1760-1790 - Dean Street (Soho) Academies & Architecture & Clubs & Royalty & Sculpture & Italy & place: Genoa Sculptor Agostino Carlini was born around 1718 in Genoa. He is recorded as working at The Hague under the architect Pieter de Swart for William IV 1755-1785 - Hedge Lane (Westminster) Academies & Collections & Painting & Royalty & Italy & place: Florence Decorative painter and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Cipriani was born in Florence in 1727. He first studied painting in Florence under the 1764-1821 - Warwick Street (Soho) Academies & Clubs & Engravers & Music & Printing & Royalty & Italy & place: Venice Engraver and art dealer Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi was born in 1757 in Venice, the son of engraver Francesco Bartolozzi. His father moved the family 1761-1808 - Oxford Street (Westminster) Academies & Painting & Italy & place: Osimo Painter Biagio Rebecca was born in 1734/5 at Osimo in Ancona. He studied at the Accademia di San Luca, Rome, and while there he met Benjamin West, 1847-1902 - Woburn Square (Bloomsbury) Academies & Linguistics & Librarians & Orientalism & Swiss & place: Geneva Orientalist Charles-Pierre-Henri Rieu was born at Geneva on 8 June 1820. He studied philosophy and science at the Académie de Genève, proceeding to 1764-1802 - Warwick Street (Soho) Academies & Clubs & Engravers & Royalty & Italy & place: Florence Engraver Francesco Bartolozzi was born on 21 September 1727 in Florence. His father was a goldsmith, but Francesco chose a different career. He 1773-1781 - Dean Street (Soho) Academies & Radicalism & Sculpture & Italy & place: Rome Sculptor Giuseppe Ceracchi was born in Rome on 4 July 1751. He was apprenticed to Tommaso Righi and then continued his studies at the Accademia di 1752-1773 - Piccadilly (Westminster) Academies & Collections & Painting & Royalty & Italy & place: Pitigliano Landscape painter and draughtsman Francesco Zuccarelli was born in 1702 at Pitigliano, Grosseto. He studied in Rome and by 1728 he was active in 1715-1744 - Marylebone High Street (Westminster) Academies & Literature & Music & Royalty & Salons & Translations & Italy & place: Rome Poet and librettist Paolo Antonio Rolli was born in Rome on 13 June 1687. He worked in London from 1716-1728 - Little Stanmore (Middlesex) Academies & Music & Politics & Royalty & Italy & place: Bologna Baroque composer Attilio Malachia Ariosti was born on 5 November 1666 in Bologna. He became a Servite friar in 1688, but left the order to become a 1708-1713 - Arlington Street (Westminster) Academies & Painting & Italy & place: Venice Painter Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini was born on 29 April 1675 in Venice where his father was a glove maker. He worked in Moravia and Vienna in the 1701-1729 - Bow Street (Covent Garden) Academies & Collections & Librarians & Music & Numismatics & Italy & place: Rome Librettist, bibliographer, and numismatist Nicola Francesco Haym was born in Rome on 6 July 1678. Having started his career as a cellist, he arrived 1715-1750 - Piccadilly (Westminster) Academies & Clubs & Music & Italy & place: Rome Violinist and composer Pietro Castrucci was born in Rome in 1679. Details of his early life are scarce, but his father was a violinist, and both 1764-1825 - Broad Street (Soho) Academies & Painting & Swiss & place: Zürich Painter and writer Henry Fuseli was born Johann Heinrich Füssli at Zürich on 6 February 1741, the son of Johann Caspar Füssli, portrait painter and 1580-1608 - Gray’s Inn (Holborn) Academies & Clubs & Law & Italy & place: San Ginesio Jurist Alberico Gentili was born 14 January 1552 at San Ginesio in the Marche region. He studied law at the University of Perugia. In 1579 he was 1444-1454 - Lombard Street (City of London) Academies & Universities & Banking & Finance & Collections & Trade & Commerce & Wool & Textiles & Italy & place: Florence Merchant and banker Jacopo Salviati was born in 1417 in Florence, the third son of Alamanno Salviati, a prominent banker and politician. The family 1855-1933 - Hardwicke Road (Palmer’s Green) Academies & Clubs & Music & Italy Music administrator Francesco Berger was born on 10 June 1834, the son of a Bavarian mother and an Italian merchant from Trieste. There he studied 1846-1898 - Northwick Terrace (St John’s Wood) Academies & Societies & Music & Italy & place: Bergamo Cellist Alfredo Carlo Piatti was born on 8 January 1822 in Bergamo. His father led the orchestra in Bergamo and at the age of five Piatti began to