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Giuseppe Verdi
(1813 - 1901)

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1813 Born 10 October at Le Roncole near Parma, Italy; an innkeepers' son
1825 Sent to study in nearby Busseto; learns the organ
1832 Moves to Milan for private music lessons, having been turned down by Milan Conservatory as too old
1836 Weds Margherita Barezzi
1841 Following the deaths of his wife and 2 children, and the failure of his first 2 operas, enjoys success with his next opera, Nabucco
1848 Buys a country estate at Sant'Agata, near Busseto
1851 Scores another triumph with Rigoletto
1859 Marries mistress, soprano Giuseppina Strepponi
1860 Elected as a deputy to the first Italian parliament
1871 Premiere of Aida in Cairo
1887 Premiere of Otello
1893 Premiere of last opera, Falstaff, at La Scala, Milan
1901 Dies in Milan, 27 January
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