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Giovanni Pacini

(1796-1867)

Milanese Musician and Guitarist

Musician of Italian descent, born in 1796 . He worked in Milan around 1818 , distinguishing himself for the elegant character of his work s but also of light genres. T hen h e moved to France , becoming a music publisher in Paris from about 1820, and had some commercial success, for at least two decades . He died in Paris in 1867.

In reference to the guitar is worthy to mentionn some of his self-publish es compositions in 1820 and 1821 , as a Valzer for guitar, a Valzer for flute and guitar and a Method for the instrument.