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Gaetano Donizetti

Composer (29-Nov-1797 — 8-Apr-1848)


John Allitt. Donizetti: In the Light of Romanticism and the Teaching of Johann Simon Mayr. Element. 1991. 301pp.

John Stewart Allitt (editor). Donizetti and the Tradition of Romantic Love: A Collection of Essays on a Theme. Donizetti Society. 1975. 287pp.

William Ashbrook. Donizetti. Cassell. 1965. 561pp.

John Black. Donizetti's Operas in Naples, 1822-1848. Donizetti Society. 1982. 120pp.

James P. Cassaro. Gaetano Donizetti: A Guide to Research. Taylor & Francis. 2000. 231pp.

Giuliano Donati-Petténi. Donizetti. Treves. 1939. 361pp.

Philip Gossett. Anna Bolena and the Artistic Maturity of Gaetano Donizetti. Clarendon Press. 1985. 183pp.

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

Herbert Weinstock. Donizetti and the World of Opera in Italy, Paris and Vienna in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century. Pantheon Books. 1963. 453pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.192)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.430)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.281)

  9. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.245)

  10. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.79-80)

  11. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.245-46)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.152)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.69)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.86)

  15. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.125)

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