Synonyms for pietro_ottoboni or Related words with pietro_ottoboni


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Antonio Ottoboni (1646–1720) was a Neapolitan general and the father of Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni.
Alessandro Scarlatti: "La Giuditta", Rome, 1693. Libretto by Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni.
Ludovico Rusconi is known to have worked for the cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, grandson of Pope Alexander VIII, planning a tabernacle on via Pellegrino in Rome.
Pietro Ottoboni (2 July 1667 – 29 February 1740) was an Italian cardinal and grandnephew of Pope Alexander VIII (who was also born Pietro Ottoboni). He is remembered especially as a great patron of music and art. Ottoboni was the last person to hold the curial office of Cardinal-nephew, which was abolished by Alexander VIII's successor, Pope Innocent XII, in 1692. Ottoboni ""loved pomp, prodigality and sensual pleasure, but was in the same time kind, ready to serve and charitable"".
In 1687 Corelli led the festival performances of music for Queen Christina of Sweden. He was also a favorite of Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, grandnephew of another Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, who in 1689 became Pope Alexander VIII. From 1689 to 1690 he was in Modena. The Duke of Modena was generous to him. In 1708 he returned to Rome, living in the palace of Cardinal Ottoboni. His visit to Naples, at the invitation of the king, took place in the same year.
According to Charles Montesquieu Pietro Ottoboni had between 60 and 70 children. Portraits of his mistresses as saints, like Margarita Pio Zeno of Savoy (1670-1725), decorated his bedroom.
The conclave of 1655 was straightforward enough - the cardinals wanted an end to nepotism and the "Squadrone" could provide exactly that. Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni (later elected Pope Alexander VIII), is said to have exclaimed, ""this time we must seek an honest man!"". Azzolino gave his reply; ""If you want an honest man, there stands one"" and pointed to Cardinal Fabio Chigi.
The initial favourite to succeed as Pope, the elderly Pietro Ottoboni (1667–1740), Dean of the College of Cardinals, died shortly after the beginning of the conclave, and cardinals loyal to the House of Bourbon repeatedly proposed Pompeo Aldrovandi, but eventually had to accept that he could not secure two-thirds of the votes.
Alexander VIII died on 1 February 1691. His grandiose tomb in St. Peter's was commissioned by his grandnephew, Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, and designed by Count Arrigo di San Martino. The bas-relief at the base and the flanking figures (1704) were sculpted by Angelo de' Rossi, while the bronze statue of the pope was cast by Giuseppe Bertosi.
It was given by Andreas Rivetus to Rutgersius (1589-1625), Swedish Ambassador to the United Provinces. It belonged to Daniel Heinsius and Nicholas Heinsius. It was cited by Daniel Heinsius, as Codex Rutgersii, in his "Exercitationes sacrae in Evangel." (1639) After Nicholas Heinsius it belonged to Queen Christina of Sweden and Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni.
It is the only of Handel's cantatas known, to reasonable certainty, to have been written under the patronage of Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, an important patron of the arts in Italy for whom Handel is known to have written many cantatas, but, outside of "Ero e Leandro", it's somewhat uncertain which these are.
In 1691 he married Cornelia Zeno Ottoboni (sister of Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni). Her last will and testament gives some idea of the wealth the Barberini had amassed under Urbano's grandfather, Taddeo Barberini and his brothers who had all benefited from their uncle Pope Urban VIII's famous nepotism.
Tommaso Bernardo Gaffi (4 December 1667 - Rome, 11 February 1744) was an Italian baroque composer. He was a pupil of Bernardo Pasquini, organist of the church of Santa Maria Maggiore, where Gaffi succeeded him in 1704. As Pasquini he enjoyed the patronage of cardinals Benedetto Pamphili and Pietro Ottoboni, as well as Prince Francesco Maria Ruspoli. His own students included Girolamo Chiti and Andrea Basili.
In the early 15th century the abbey lost its temporal rights, and was put under the "in commendam" status, i.e. under the control of external ecclesiastics. Its lay abbots include Pietro Ottoboni, the future Pope Alexander VIII. A seminary was founded in 1747. The Republic of Venice suppressed it on 11 April 1789 and seized its asset; the diocese was also suppressed in 1792, its twelve parishes being moved to the diocese of Adria.
The Accademia de' Filarmonici was founded as an association of musicians in Bologna in 1666 by Vincenzo Maria Carrati. Saint Anthony of Padua was chosen as the patron saint, and an organ with the motto "Unitate melos" as the emblem. Through the influence of Pietro Ottoboni, the statute of the academy was approved by Clement XI in 1716. In 1749 the Benedict XIV decreed that the Accademia could award the title of Maestro di cappella.
After this letter was delivered, an investigation was launched by the Inquisitor of Brescia and Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, bishop of Brescia (later Pope Alexander VIII). The inquiry detailed that the oratories established by Giacomo Filippo di Santa Pelagia in Valcamonica were at first "attended by a small number of lay men and women", but their numbers had increased to around six-hundred. This increase occurred after Marco Antonio Recaldini (also spelled Ricaldini), the Padua-trained archpriest of Pisogne, took direction of the group.
A great-nephew of the pope, returned to Venice in 1726 as a cardinal, Pietro Ottoboni, lived in the palace. This Ottoboni was famous as a patron of musicians and composers. From the Ottoboni, through a maternal line, it passed to the Boncompagni, and Marco Boncompagni Ottoboni, Duke of Fiano, and sold it in 1802 to the cavaliere Alberto Manuch. It passed through a few hands and was willed to the church of San Zaccaria in 1840.
One celebrated series of canvases, the "Seven Sacraments", was painted around 1712, and now hangs in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden. It was originally completed for Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni in Rome, and upon his death passed to the Elector of Saxony. These imposing works are painted with a loose brushstroke, but still maintain a sober piety. Making no use of hieratic symbols such as saints and putti, they utilize commonplace folk to illustrate sacramental activity.
Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 by Arcangelo Corelli, known commonly as the Christmas Concerto, was commissioned by Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni and published posthumously in 1714 as part of Corelli's "Twelve concerti grossi, Op. 6". The concerto bears the inscription "" (made for the night of Christmas). Its composition date is uncertain, but there is a record of Corelli having performed a Christmas concerto in 1690 for the enjoyment of his new patron.
After graduating, Gabriele went to Rome at the end of 1702, where he became librarian to Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, a historian, antiquarian and astronomer. He helped Ottoboni build a sundial at Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri and helped in the work of reforming the Gregorian calendar. He continued to study mathematics, including differential and integral calculus and logarithmic curves. In 1707 he returned to Bologna where he published his best known work on first-order differential equations.