Sacchini, Antonio Maria Gasparo

Sacchini, Antonio Maria Gasparo

(äntô`nyō märē`ä gä`spärō säk-kē`nē), 1730–86, Italian operatic composer of the Neapolitan school. His best work, Oedipe à Colone (1786) was in the repertory of the Paris Opéra for more than half a century. He also composed chamber music and oratorios.
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