Gioachino Rossini Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces.Until his retirement in Rossini had been the most popular opera composer in history.
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Italian Music ~ Gioachino Rossini was an Italian century composer. Together with Bellini and Donizetti he was one of the main proponents of 'Bel Canto' opera. The background lists some of his best known works.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 Feb 1792 – 13 Nov 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces. His best-known operas include the Italian comedies Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) and La Cenerentola and the French-language epics Moïse et Pharaon and Guillaume Tell. A tendency for inspired, song-like melodies is evident throughout his scores, which led to the nickname "The Italian Mozart."