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Nicola de Giosa

Nicola De Giosa (3 May 1819 – 7 July 1885) was an Italian composer and conductor active in Naples. He composed numerous operas, the most successful of which, Don Checco and Napoli di carnevale, were in the Neapolitan opera buffa genre. His other works included sacred music and art songs. His songs were particularly popular, bringing him fame as a salon composer both in Italy and abroad. De Giosa died in Bari, the city of his birth, at the age of 66.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 15, 1819 (Bari), Died July 7, 1885 (Bari)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 6923 10-in. 9/3/1919 La zingarella Virginia Rea Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "de Giosa, Nicola," accessed February 28, 2024,

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"de Giosa, Nicola." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

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