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Gioachino Rossini

Composer Gioachino Rossini

Profession: Composer


Born: February 29, 1792
Birthplace: Pesaro, Papal States
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: November 13, 1868 (aged 76)

Married Life

  • 1822-03-16 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini marries 1st wife Opera Singer Isabella Colbran in Bologna
  • 1846-08-16 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini marries 2nd wife Olympe PĂ©lissier in Paris

Events in the Life of Gioachino Rossini

  • 1804-04-22 Gioachino Rossini (12) performs in Imola
  • 1815-12-15 Gioachino Rossini gets assignment for Il barbiere di Siviglia
  • 1816-02-20 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Barber of Seville" premieres in Rome
  • 1817-01-25 Gioachino Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola" (Cinderella) premieres in Rome
  • 1818-06-10 Pesaro opera theater opens with Gioachino Rossini's "La gaza ladra"
  • 1821-12-28 Composer Gioachino Rossini moves to Bologna
  • 1823-02-02 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Semiramide" premieres in Venice
  • 1823-12-13 Gioachino Rossini arrives in London
  • 1824-07-30 Gioachino Rossini becomes manager of Theatre Italian, Paris
  • 1825-06-19 Gioachino Rossini's "Il viaggio a Reims" premieres
  • 1828-08-20 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory" premieres in Paris
  • 1829-08-03 Gioachino Rossini's last and greatest opera "Guillaume Tell" (William Tell) premieres at Salle Le Peletier in Paris
  • 1842-01-07 Gioachino Rossini's cantata "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris
  • 1855-04-26 Composer Gioachino Rossini leaves Italy
  • 1864-03-14 Gioachino Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle" premieres in Paris
  • 1887-05-02 Gioachino Rossini's corpse transferred to Santa Croce, Florence
  • 1902-06-23 Monument to composer Gioachino Rossini unveiled in Santa Croce, Florence

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