Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Donizetti, Gaetano


(1795-1848), Italian composer, studied music at the school of J. S. Mayr, then at the Bologna Conservatory, moved to Naples and taught at the Naples Conservatory later served as director there. He composed 60 operas and sacred music - his popular operas are: Don Pasquale, La Favorite, L'elisir d'amore, La fille du regiment, Anna Bolena

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