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Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1764-1839), Writer on opera

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Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, was an English nobleman, styled Lord Edgcumbe from 1781 to 1789 and Viscount Valletort from 1789 until his accession to the earldom in 1795. He was the author of Musical Reminiscences of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, which comprised a list of all the operas he heard from 1773 to 1823.

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