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Muzio dementi

Clementi, Muzio (1752–1832), Italian composer and pianist, known as “the father of the piano.” His compositions include more than 100 sonatas, as well as symphonies and his studies for the piano, Gradus ad Parnassum (1817). He enjoyed a successful concert career thoughout Europe. In London he became a partner in one of the first firms to manufacture pianos (1799).

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