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Boccherini

[bok-uh-ree-nee, boh-kuh-; Italian bawk-ke-ree-nee]
noun
  1. Lu·i·gi [loo-ee-jee] /luˈi dʒi/, 1743–1805, Italian composer.
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Examples from the Web for boccherini

Historical Examples

  • From that time Boccherini dedicated to him everything that he composed.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski

  • Boccherini composed six concerti specially for the violoncello.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski

  • Having in view the great quantity of his compositions, Boccherini must be distinguished as an extremely prolific composer.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski

  • It is surprising that there is no mention made of them in the list of Boccherini compositions by Ftis.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski

  • The violoncello concerti of Boccherini, on the contrary, have fallen almost entirely into oblivion.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski


British Dictionary definitions for boccherini

Boccherini

noun
  1. Luigi (luˈidʒi). 1743–1805, Italian composer and cellist
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