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Andrea Adami da Bolsena

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An Italian musician b. at Bolsena, 1663; d. in Rome, 1742. Through the influence of Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni he was appointed master of the papal choir. He left a history of this institution, with portraits and memoirs of the singers, under the title of "Osservazioni per ben regolare il coro dei cantori della Cappella Pontificia" (Rome, 1711). He was highly esteemed by the Romans for his personal as well as his musical gifts.


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GROVE, Dict. of Music and Musicians; RIEMANN, Dict. of Music.

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APA citation. Völker, J. (1907). Andrea Adami da Bolsena. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01135a.htm

MLA citation. Völker, James. "Andrea Adami da Bolsena." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01135a.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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