Giacobbe Cervetto

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Giacobbe Basevi, known as Giacobbe Cervetto, (1680[1] – 14 January 1783) was an Anglo-Italian musician of Jewish descent, who was an important classical cellist and composer of Baroque music for cello in 18th century England.

Selected works[edit]

  • Six sonatas or trios Op. 1 (1741)
  • Twelve Solos for Cello and B.c. (1750)
  • Eight Solos for a German Flute and B.c. Op. 3 (1757)
  • VI Trios for 2 Violins and Violoncello/Cembalo (1758)
  • Six Lessons or Divertimenti for 2 Violins und B.c. Op. 4 (1761)


  1. ^ New Grove Dictionary of Musicians

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