The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Astorga, Emanuele d'

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ASTORGA, Emanuele d', an Italian composer: b. Palermo, 11 Dec. 1681; d. 21 Aug. 1736. He was educated in a monastery in Astorga in Spain, from which he afterward took his name. A ‘Stabat Mater,’ which he is said to have written in London, is considered the best of his works, and is still highly regarded.