Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Gioachino Rossini

Gioachino(Antonio) Rossini(1792-1868), Italian operatic composer, sang in churches and appeared in minor opera roles during his young age, studied at the Accademia filamonica in Bologna. In 1810 his first opera in Venice was a success, and started composed operas exclusively but stopped composing after the age of 40. He composed over 20 operas: L'italiana in Algeria, Aureliano in Palmira, Sigismondo, Il turco in Italia, Elsabetta, regina d'Inghilterra, Otello, Ricciando e Zaraide, Almaviva, La Cenerentola, Il barbiere di Seviglia, Mose in Egitto..... Guillaune Tell, all gaining great sucesses.

Bulgaria

France

Figaro - title role of "The Barber of Seville"

Grenada-Grenadines

Granada-Grenadines

Guinea, Republic of(1)

Guinea, Republic of(2)

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Italy(1)

Italy(2)

Issued in 1968 for his centennial death

Paraguay

Portugal

Ras Al Khaima(1)

Ras Al Khaima(2)

San Marino

A scene from opera "The Barber of Seville"(Il Barbire di Seviglia)

San Marino

Iussed for his Bicentennial birth in 1992.

San Marino-FDC

Bicentennial birth 1992

Bulgaria-Envelope