A Dictionary of Music and Musicians/Aliani, Francesco

1502422A Dictionary of Music and Musicians — Aliani, FrancescoThomas Percy Hudson

ALIANI, Francesco, violoncellist, born at Piacenza. He for a time studied the violin under his father, who was first violin in the orchestra, but afterwards devoted himself to the violoncello under G. Rovelli, of Bergamo. He was appointed first cellist of the theatre at Piacenza, and was celebrated as a teacher of his instrument. He wrote three books of duets for two cellos.