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Gioacchino Rossini

Composer (29-Feb-1792 — 13-Nov-1868)


Charles Osborne. Bel Canto Operas of Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini. Hal Leonard Corporation. 1994. 378pp.

Emanuele Senici. The Cambridge Companion to Rossini. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 264pp.

Herbert Weinstock. Rossini: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1968.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.575)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1266)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.890)

  11. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.13, pp.204-05)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.742-43)

  13. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.203-05)

  14. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.845-47)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.431)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.91)

  17. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.380)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.383)

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