Donizetti, (Domenico) Gaetano (opera) (Maria)
- William Ashbrook,
- John Black
- and Julian Budden
(b Bergamo, Nov 29, 1797; d Bergamo, April 8, 1848). Italian composer. In the years between the death of Bellini (1835) and for a few years after the emergence of Verdi with Nabucco (1842) Donizetti was the dominant figure in the world of Italian opera....