Gioacchino Rossini

Standard Name: Rossini, Gioacchino


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Material Conditions of Writing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
The first idea for this book had come to her in Italy, when she looked at Rosa's pictures in galleries, and learned that he had also been a satirist of the established political order. She...
Occupation Adelaide Kemble
AK sang the title role in Rossini 's Semiramide at Covent Garden Theatre in London.
Brockway, Wallace, and Herbert Weinstock. The World of Opera. Methuen.


1816: Gioacchino Rossini's opera Il Barbiere di...

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Gioacchino Rossini 's opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) had its first performance in Rome; its libretto, by Beaumarchais , is a prequel to The Marriage of Figaro, set by Mozart .

6 April 1847: Covent Garden Theatre re-opened (with a performance...

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6 April 1847

Covent Garden Theatre re-opened (with a performance of Rossini 's Semiramide) as The Royal Italian Opera, Covent Garden .


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