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[loh-kuh-tel-ee; Italian law-kah-tel-lee] /ˌloʊ kəˈtɛl i; Italian ˌlɔ kɑˈtɛl li/
[pee-ey-troh;; Italian pye-traw] /piˈeɪ troʊ;; Italian ˈpyɛ trɔ/ (Show IPA),
1695–1764, Italian violinist and composer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Burney says that "Locatelli had more hand, caprice, and fancy than any Violinist of his time."

    The Violin George Hart
  • But Locatelli was not very successful, and his tenure only lasted three years.

    The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch
  • Locatelli and Vivaldi came under the influence of the Italian Opera.

    Handel Romain Rolland
  • Now, he busied himself with the studies of Locatelli, whose extravagances almost equalled his own.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • As regards mere extravagance and eccentricity of execution, Paganini was surpassed by Locatelli.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • The 1st room is chiefly occupied by pretty but unimportant landscapes by Orizzonti and Vanvitelli, and figure pieces by Locatelli.

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • In Moscow the Italian entrepreneur Locatelli began to solicit the privilege of building a new theatre in 1750.

    The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch
  • I must say one word about Locatelli, who was an original character well worthy to be known.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Father Bonomi and brother Locatelli lay sick, and the sisters were completely exhausted.

  • As Locatelli says, they preceded the famous choir at Bologna, and show the master trying his wings.

    Intarsia and Marquetry F. Hamilton Jackson

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