Andrea Bernasconi

Andrea Bernasconi (c. 1706 – 24 January 1784) was an Italian composer.

Andrea Bernasconi - La Betulia liberata - titlepage of the libretto - Munich 1754

He began his career in his native country as a composer of operas. In 1755 he was appointed to the post of Kapellmeister at the Bavarian court in Munich where he produced several more operas successfully and a few symphonies. After 1772 his compositional output consisted of entirely sacred music. He was the stepfather of soprano Antonia Bernasconi.[1]

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