Aurisicchio, Antonio, Italian organist, teacher, and composer; b. Naples, c. 1710; d. Rome, Sept. 3 or 4, 1781. He settled in Rome, where he studied and was active as an organist in various churches. He was at the church of S. Giacomo degli Spagnuoli from 1751 to 1756, and then was its maestro di cappella from 1756 until about 1766. He wrote several stage works but became best known for his sacred music.
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