Epifanio Loforte (1735 - 1809) was member of the portuguese royal chapel (Real Camara), playing violin, french horn, and hunting horn, and "mestre de mandolino" of D. Carlota Joaquina (wife of the royal prince and future portuguese king John VI).
- "Duetti (Sei) e dodeci Minuetti" per due mandolini (ms. 44-XI-21, at the Biblioteca da Ajuda, Lisbon), published by Trekel (ed. Flavio Pinho).
-  "Minuetti per Due Mandolini" (ms. MM-4810, at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Lisbon). (news by Flavio Pinho, mandolin teacher at the Conservatorio de Música de Coimbra)