Sirmen, Maddalena Laura Lombardini

Period: Classic

Born: Thursday, December 9, 1745 in Venice, Italy

Died: Monday, May 18, 1818 in Venice, Italy

Nation of Origin: Italy

Major Works:
6 quartetti (string quartets, 1769)
6 trios (2 violins and cello, 1770-71)
6 concertos (violin and orchestra, 1772-3)
6 duets, op.4 (2 violins, 1773)

Other Information:
She was also known by her family name of Lombardini.

Many thanks to Carlo Lombardini for his assistance in fact checking.


General Bibliography:
Blume, Friedrich, with Norton, M. D. (Translator) and Norton, Herter (Translator), Classic and Romantic Music; A Comprehensive Survey, W. W. Norton & Company, November 1970, ISBN: 0393098680

Rosen, Charles, The Classical Style : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, W. W. Norton & Company, March 1997, ISBN: 0393040208

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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Biographical essay from Wikipedia
Biography of Sirmen by Temple student Diane Blum