Astorga, Emanuele D
Astorga, Emanuele D'
Baron, an eminent musical composer, was born in Sicily, Dec. 11, 1681. He was patronized by the emperor Leopold I, at whose court he passed some years. After the death of that sovereign, in 1705, he travelled considerably throughout Europe. He died Aug. 21, 1736. His chief work is a Stabat Mater, which is much admired. He 'also composed operas and cantatas.