Foroni, Jacopo

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Foroni, Jacopo

Foroni, Jacopo, Italian conductor and composer; b. Verona, July 25, 1825; d. Stockholm, Sept. 8, 1858 (of cholera). He settled in Stockholm in 1849, and became court conductor there, becoming very successful at his public concerts and as a composer. He wrote several operas, among them I Gladiatori (Milan, Oct. 7, 1851) and Advokaten Patelin (perf. posth., Stockholm, Dec. 4, 1858).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire