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TOMASSO ALBINONI (c. 1674-c. 1745)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 511 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TOMASSO ALBINONI (c. 1674-c. 1745), Italian musician, was born at Venice. He was a prolific composer of operas attracting contemporary attention for their originality, but is more remarkable as a composer of instrumental music, which greatly attracted the attention of Bach, who wrote at least two fugues on Albinoni's themes and constantly used his basses for harmony exercises for his pupils.
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