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Giuseppe Verdi

Composer (9-Oct-1813 — 27-Jan-1901)


Gabriele Baldini. Translated by Roger Parker. The Story of Giuseppe Verdi: Oberto to Un Ballo in Maschera. Cambridge University Press. 1980. 296pp.

Scott L. Balthazar. The Cambridge Companion to Verdi. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 336pp.

Julian Budden. Verdi. J. M. Dent. 1985. 404pp.

Hans Busch (editor). Verdi's Aida: The History of an Opera in Letters and Documents. University of Minnesota Press. 1978. 688pp.

Martin Chusid. Verdi's Middle Period, 1849-1859: Source Studies, Analysis, and Performance Practice. University of Chicago Press. 1997. 436pp.

Gilles de Van. Translated by Gilda Roberts. Verdi's Theater: Creating Drama Through Music. University of Chicago Press. 1998. 424pp.

Andreas Giger. Verdi and the French Aesthetic: Verse, Stanza, and Melody in Nineteenth-Century Opera. Cambridge University Press. 2008. 304pp.

Gregory Harwood. Giuseppe Verdi: A Guide to Research. Routledge. 1998. 396pp.

James A. Hepokoski. Giuseppe Verd: Otello. Cambridge University Press. 1987. 209pp.

James A. Hepokoski. Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff. Cambridge University Press. 1983. 181pp.

Paul Hume. Verdi: The Man and His Music. E. P. Dutton. 1977. 173pp.

Dyneley Hussey. Verdi. E. P. Dutton. 1940. 355pp.

David R. B. Kimbell. Verdi in the Age of Italian Romanticism. Cambridge University Press. 1985. 712pp.

Alison Latham; Roger Parker (editors). Verdi in Performance: Edited by Alison Latham and Roger Parker. Oxford University Press. 1995. 196pp.

Jonathan Lewsey. Who's Who in Verdi. Ashgate Publishing. 2001. 560pp.

George Whitney Martin. Verdi: His Music, Life and Times. Dodd, Mead. 1963. 633pp.

George Whitney Martin (editor). Aspects of Verdi. Hal Leonard Corporation. 1993. 304pp.

Barbara Meier. Translated by Rosemary Smith. Verdi. Haus. 2003. 176pp.

Charles Osborne. Verdi. Macmillan. 1978. 152pp.

Mary Jane Phillips-Matz. Verdi: A Biography. Oxford University Press. 1993. 994pp.

Arthur Pougin. Translated by James E. Matthew. Verdi: An Anecdotic History of His Life and Works. H. Grevel & Co.. 1887. 308pp.

David Rosen. Verdi: Requiem. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 155pp.

John Rosselli. The Life of Verdi. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 186pp.

Stanley Sadie (editor). Verdi and His Operas. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2000. 242pp.

Frank Walker. The Man Verdi. Alfred A. Knopf. 1962. 526pp.

William Weaver. Verdi: A Documentary Study. Thames & Hudson. 1977. 256pp.

William Weaver; Martin Chusid (editors). The Verdi Companion. Gollancz. 1980. 366pp.

Joseph Wechsberg. Verdi. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1974. 255pp.

T. R. Ybarra. Verdi: Miracle Man of Opera. Harcourt, Brace. 1955. 312pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1502)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.706)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1074)

  10. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.15, p.350)

  11. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.919-20)

  12. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.257-59)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.1068-70)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.497)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.702)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.92)

  17. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.533)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.467)

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