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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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