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 (vâr′dē), Giuseppe 1813-1901.
Italian composer of operas, including La Traviata (1853), Aïda (1871), and Otello (1887). He is credited with raising Italian opera to its fullest artistic form.
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(ˈvɛədɪ; Italian ˈverdi)
(Biography) Giuseppe (dʒuˈzɛppe). 1813–1901, Italian composer of operas, esp Rigoletto (1851), Il Trovatore (1853), La Traviata (1853), and Aïda (1871)
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(ˈvɛər di)

Giuseppe, 1813–1901, Italian composer.
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She trifled away half an hour at the piano; and played, in that time, selections from the Songs of Mendelssohn, the Mazurkas of Chopin, the Operas of Verdi, and the Sonatas of Mozart -- all of whom had combined together on this occasion and produced one immortal work, entitled "Frank." She closed the piano and went up to her room, to dream away the hours luxuriously in visions of her married future.
BAALBECK, Lebanon: More than 150 musicians performed Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem Mass" at the Temple of Bacchus Friday evening, as rows of spectators looked on in awe.
"Rigoletto" is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play Le roi s'amuse by Victor Hugo.
This is a new adaptation of De Verdi's work due to be performed between June and July 2019 at the El Jem Coliseum and the Carthage Roman Amphitheatre.
The coordinated industrial action marks a major escalation in Verdi's dispute with employers, following walkouts at Berlin's airports last Monday and in Stuttgart, Cologne/Bonn and Duesseldorf last Thursday.
Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Metropolitan Opera, and the San Francisco Opera Association in their coproduction of Il trovatore found the best way to demonstrate the true characteristics of Verdi's music and his extraordinary operatic talent.
Giuseppe Verdi's grand opera Aida (1871) remains one of the most frequently performed operas in the canon, and perhaps its most famous music comes from the Act II Grand March scene.
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The brainchild of WNO artistic director David Pountney and German designer Raimund Bauer, the Verdi Machine is a multi-faceted scene set which can be radically re-imagined for different productions.