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Bellini, Vincenzo (opera)locked

  • Simon Maguire
  •  and Friedrich Lippmann


(b Catania, 3 Nov 1801; d Puteaux, nr Paris, 23 Sept 1835). Italian composer, a leading figure in early 19th-century opera, admired particularly for the graceful, expressive lines of his melodies.

Bellini was the eldest of seven children born to a family of musicians. His grandfather, Vincenzo Tobia Bellini, from the Abruzzi, had studied at a Naples conservatory and from ...

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