Gaetano Braga

Gaetano Braga was born is Giulianuova, Italy, June 9, 1829.

He studied singing at the Naples Conservatorio, then violoncello under Ciaudelli, harmony under Parisini, and composition under Mercadante. Braga wrote operas, symphonies, ‘cello and violin works, numerous songs, and a “Metodo de Violoncello”. The “Angels Serenade” is the most popular of his compositions.