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- Scarlatti, Alessandro 1660-1725; It. composer
- Scarlatti, (Giuseppe) Domenico 1685-1757; It. composer: son of Alessandro
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, Alessandro 1660-1725.
Italian composer who influenced the development of modern opera. His son Domenico (1685-1757), a harpsichordist, wrote numerous works for the instrument.