Gabrielli, Domenico, renowned Italian cellist and composer, called the “Menghino dal violoncello” (“Mignan dal viulunzaal” in Bolognese dialect), the first part of his nickname being the diminutive of Domenico;b. Bologna, April 15, 1651; d. there, July 10, 1690. He studied composition with Legrenzi in Venice and cello with Petronio Franceschini in Bologna. He was elected a member of the Accademia Filarmonica in Bologna in 1676, and became its president in 1683. He became cellist at S. Petronio in Bologna in 1676. His fame as a virtuoso led him to travel often, a circumstance that resulted in his dismissal in 1687; however, he was restored to his post in 1688. He was one of the first great masters of the cello, both as a performer and as a composer for the instrument, and also a distinguished composer of vocal music, both sacred and secular.
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