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place: Venezia

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1729-1739 - St James’s Square (Westminster) Music & Painting & Xenophobia & Italy & place: Venezia Painter Jacopo Amigoni was born around 1685 in Venice. From 1717 onwards he was recorded working in Bavaria. He moved to London in 1729. As an 1726-1728 - Haymarket (Westminster) Music & Royalty & Italy & place: Venezia Mezzo-soprano Faustina Bordoni was born on 30 March 1697 in Venice. Her singing teacher was the composer Michelangelo Gasparini. She made her 1531-1630 - Mark Lane (City of London) Instrument Making & Jews & Music & Italy & place: Venezia Between 1531 and 1539 five Bassano brothers from Venice settled London without the Doge’s permission. The family stemmed from Bassano Del Grappa and