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Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian opera composer. Verdi was born near Busseto to a provincial family of moderate means, and developed a musical education with the help of a local patron. Verdi came to dominate the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, and Gioachino ...

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Mar 29, 2016 ... Learn more about Giuseppe Verdi, the Italian composer of many operas, including La Traviata, Falstaff and Aida, at Biography.com.

www.britannica.com/biography/Giuseppe-Verdi

Feb 9, 2018 ... Giuseppe Verdi, in full Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi, (born October 9/10, 1813, Roncole, near Busseto, duchy of Parma [Italy]—died January 27, 1901, Milan, Italy), leading Italian composer of opera in the 19th century, noted for operas such as Rigoletto (1851), Il trovatore (1853), La traviata (1853), ...

www.roh.org.uk/people/giuseppe-verdi

Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901) was one of the greatest operatic composers. His instincts for melody and thrilling drama have ensured the enduring popularity of many of his 28 operas, which include Rigoletto, La traviata, Don Carlo and Otello. Verdi was born to a family of innkeepers and grew up near Busseto in northern ...

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Find Giuseppe Verdi biography and history on AllMusic - Giuseppe Verdi was to opera in the Italian…

www.theopera101.com/composers/verdi

Giuseppe Verdi lived a life with more moments of tragedy than most of us could take. As a young man he lost his wife and both his children in the space of just a few years, and his home town of Le Roncole flip flopped between occupations by various foreign nations. His life also contained great triumph however. He was ...

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Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi. (birth registry: Joseph Fortunin François Verdi; baptized Joseph Fortuninus Franciscus) Born: Le Roncole, near Busseto, Duchy of Parma, 10 Oct. 1813. Died: Milan, Italy, 27 Jan. 1901, engraving ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/01-02/verdi-operas-italy-national-identity

Born alongside Italy's press for nationhood, Verdi's operas provided Italians with the music that expressed the passion for their cause and became an important part of Italy's national identity.

www.classical-music.com/topic/giuseppe-verdi

For a period of 50 years in the 19th century, Giuseppe Verdi dominated the world of Italian opera. His first great opera, Nabucco, made him a national figure when it was unveiled at La Scala in Milan in 1842.