Antonio Bernacchi

Opera Singer, Musical Artist

1685 – 1756

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Who was Antonio Bernacchi?

Antonio Maria Bernacchi was an Italian castrato, composer, and teacher of singing. He studied with Francesco Antonio Pistocchi. His pupils included Farinelli, for a brief period during 1727, and the tenor Anton Raaff. Nowadays Bernacchi is best remembered for his association with the composer George Frideric Handel, in six of whose operas he sang.

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Born
Jun 23, 1685
Bologna
Also known as
  • Бернакки, Антонио Мария
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Died
Mar 1, 1756
Bologna

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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