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Scipione Maffei

(1675—1755)

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Maffei, Francesco Scipione

Maffei, Francesco Scipione   Reference library

Jane E. House

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
110 words

(1675–1755)

Italian scholar, literary critic, playwright, and librettist. Attributing the decadence of Italian theatre to a dependence on French writers such as ...

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Riccoboni family  

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Italian actors. Luigi (1686–1753) followed his father Antonio, a celebrated Pantalone, into commedia dell'arte, playing the part of Lelio, the Innamorato. Lelio, as he became known, worked in Venice ...

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