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|←Author Index: Be||Francesco Bernardi
|Senesino, or by his birth name Francesco Bernardi, (31 October 1686 – 27 November 1758) was a celebrated Italian contralto castrato, particularly remembered today for his long collaboration with the composer George Frideric Handel.|
Works about Senesino
- "Senesino, Francesco," in A Dictionary of Music and Musicians, (ed.) by George Grove, London: MacMillan & Co., Ltd. (1900) - together with the engraving described in the reference entry.
- Anecdotes and character of Senesino (from ''The Westminster Magazine'' 1777) - with engraving, text originally from John Hawkins's General History of the Science and Practice of Music (1776; without engraving)
- Entry on Bernardi, Francesco in the Complete Encyclopaedia of Music (1880)