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Francesca Caccini, known as “the Cecchina”, was born in Florence in 1587, the first born child of Giulio Caccini. Under her father she first studied singing, lute and composition, to which was added a solid grounding in literature as her later works as a poetess testify. She began her career as a singer very early, initially with other members of her family with whom she performed the “Caccini concerts”. Later, her evident artistic skill put her firmly on the way to becoming a very successful soloist. The first authenticated evidence of her employment at the Medicean court is dated 1602 an…

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Barsanti  Francesco
Brunelli  Antonio
→ Caccini  Francesca
Cambini  Giovanni Gioacchino Maria
Campion  Charles-Antoine
Cesti  Antonio
Della Ciaia  Bernardino Azzolino
Dôthel  Nicolas
Gasparini  Francesco
Geminiani  Francesco
Gherardeschi  Filippo Maria
Giuliani  Giovanni Francesco
Lidarti  Christian Joseph
Manfredini  Francesco
Manfredini  Vincenzo
Melani  Alessandro
Nardini  Pietro
Rutini  Giovanni Marco
Veracini  Antonio
Veracini  Francesco Maria
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Francesca  Caccini

(Firenze  1587 – Firenze?  1640)

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A. BonaventuraIl ritratto della Cecchina , «La cultura musicale» , I ,  ((1922)) , pp. 7-12
M. G. Masera Alcune lettere inedite di Francesca Caccini , «Rassegna musicale» , XIII ,  ((1940)) , pp. 170-173
M.G. MaseraUna musicista fiorentina del Seicento. Francesca Caccini , «Rassegna musicale» , XIV ,  (1941) , pp. 181-207, 237-244
M.G. MaseraMichelangelo Buonarroti il Giovane , Torino ,  1940
A.A. AbertClaudio Monteverdi und das musikalische Drama , Lippstadt ,  1954 ,  pp. 170-173
L. PannellaFrancesca CacciniDizionario Biografico degli Italiani , vol. 16 , Roma ,  1973 , pp. 19-23

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