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place: Modena

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1719-1733 - Little Stanmore (Middlesex) Music & Royalty & Italy & place: Modena Composer and cellist Giovanni Bononcini was born on 18 July 1670 in Modena. He studied with his father who was also a composer. A gifted musician, 1715-1729 - Suffolk Street (Soho) Music & Politics & Italy & place: Modena Little is known about the life of Giuseppe Riva apart from a series of letters that have survived. He served as the Modenese diplomatic 1673-1688 - Palace of Whitehall (Westminster) Church History & Radicalism & Royalty & Italy & place: Modena Queen Mary of Modena was born Marie Beatrice d’Este on 5 October 1658, the Catholic daughter of Alfonso IV, Duke of Modena. She was the second wife