Pollarolo, Carlo Francesco



Italian composer. Born at Brescia. Died at Venice. He studied under Legrenzi, and in 1665 entered St. Mark's Cathedral, Venice, as a chorister; became second organist in 1690; and from 1692 till his death was assistant chapelmaster there. His works include some sixty-eight operas, dating from 1684 to 1721, ten of which are extant Le Pazzie degli amanti; Genuinda; Gl'inganni felici; Roderico; La Forza Delia Virin; Ottone; Faramondo; Semiramide; Marsia deluso; and Ariodante.