Pietro Mascagni was an Italian composer most noted for his operas. The most memorable of these was the one-act opera Cavalleria Rusticana, a tempestuous love story set in a small Sicilian town.
Sir Arthur Sullivan, in full Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, was an English composer who, with W.S. Gilbert, established the distinctive English form of the operetta.
Jules Massenet was a French composer best known for his operas. His music is admired for its lyricism, sensuality, occasional sentimentality, and theatrical aptness. “If I were to agree to write the music for your beautiful poem, it would tie … Continue reading
Giacomo Meyerbeer was a German-born musician who became one of the most successful stage composers of the 19th century. He made his career in Paris, where he became the most important composer of French grand opera.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian Romantic composer primarily known for his operas. “Can you imagine what most conductors would do if I wrote one?” – Giuseppe Verdi
Famous quotes by George Frideric Handel: “I should be sorry if I only entertained them, I wish to make them better.” – George Frideric Handel