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  1. Gio·van·ni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/, 1741–1816, Italian composer.
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Also Paesiello.
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Examples from the Web for paisiello

Historical Examples

  • Paisiello himself, it is believed, was not foreign to these intrigues.

    The Complete Opera Book

    Gustav Kobb

  • Fortunately the opposition demanded a revival of Paisiello's work.

  • Newspapers compared Rossini's "Barber" unfavourably with that of Paisiello.

  • The special innovations of Piccinni and Paisiello have been mentioned.

    The Life of Rossini

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • The music of Paisiello and Cimarosa was the music of their first love.

    The Life of Rossini

    Henry Sutherland Edwards