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Fictional composer from the satirical novel ''[http://archive.org/details/imslp-musicalische-quack-salber-kuhnau-johann Der musicalische Quack-Salber]'' (''The Musical Quack)'' by Johann Kuhnau, 1700.
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[[Image:Caraffa_Pietro_Der_musicalische_Quack_Salber_PMLP167134-Kuhnau_0004.jpg‎|right|thumb]]Fictional composer from the satirical novel ''[http://archive.org/details/imslp-musicalische-quack-salber-kuhnau-johann Der musicalische Quack-Salber]'' (''The Musical Quack)'' by Johann Kuhnau, 1700.
  
He is a complete fraud, a German copyist trying to pass himself off as an Italian genius.
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He is a complete fraud, a German copyist with zero ability, trying to pass himself off as an Italian genius.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://archive.org/details/imslp-musicalische-quack-salber-kuhnau-johann Novel on Archive.org]
 
*[http://archive.org/details/imslp-musicalische-quack-salber-kuhnau-johann Novel on Archive.org]
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=bqnJOoH2Fb0C&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false 1997 English translation on GoogleBooks]
 
*[http://archive.org/stream/musicaltourthrou00roll#page/n11/mode/2up Essay: "A humorous novel by an eighteenth-century musician"]
 
*[http://archive.org/stream/musicaltourthrou00roll#page/n11/mode/2up Essay: "A humorous novel by an eighteenth-century musician"]
  
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[[Category:Fictional composers|Caraffa]]
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[[Category:1700|Caraffa]]

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Caraffa Pietro Der musicalische Quack Salber PMLP167134-Kuhnau 0004.jpg
Fictional composer from the satirical novel Der musicalische Quack-Salber (The Musical Quack) by Johann Kuhnau, 1700.

He is a complete fraud, a German copyist with zero ability, trying to pass himself off as an Italian genius.

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