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Sir Michael Costa

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Sir Michael Costa

Person  Male  Born 14/2/1808  Died 29/4/1884

Categories: Music / songs

Countries: Italy

Conductor and composer. Born as Michaele Andrea Agniello Costa in Naples, Italy. Prolific writer of operas, symphonies and cantatas, now all virtually forgotten. He moved to Britain in 1830 and became a conductor at His Majesty's and Covent Garden Theatres. Became a naturalized Englishman and was knighted in 1869. Died at 13 Seafield Villas, Hove.

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Sir Michael Costa

Sir Michael Costa, 1808 - 1884, conductor and orchestra reformer, lived here,...

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