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GIUSEPPE VERDI - (1813-1901)

GIUSEPPE VERDI - (1813-1901)
Verdi's statue in the Piazza G. Verdi, Busseto

Full Name: Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi
Description: Composer, Italian
Known For: Verdi created one of his greatest masterpieces, Rigoletto which premiered in Venice in 1851.
Music Styles: Operatic, Classical
Web Site: http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/verdi.html
Date Born: 9th October 1813
Location Born: Roncole
Date Died: 27th January 1901
Location Died: Milan
Cause Of Death: Heart Failure
Memorial: No composer of Italian opera has managed to match Verdi's popularity, perhaps with the exception of Giacomo Puccini.
Summary: Verdi's predecessors who influenced his music were Rossini, Bellini, Giacomo Meyerbeer and, most notably, Gaetano Donizetti and Saverio Mercadante.
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