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About Gioachino Rossini
Gioachino Rossini was an Italian composer regarded as the world's most popular opera composer in history during his active years. His notable operas include The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), La Cenerentola, Il Signor Bruschino and Moïse et Pharaon. He was nicknamed "The Italian Mozart".
He was the son of singer Anna and trumpeter Giuseppe. He married opera singer Isabella Colbran in 1822. After the death of Isabella in 1845, he married Olympe Pélissier in 1846. He remained married to Olympe until his death in 1868. Neither of his marriages produced children.
He correctly predicted that The Barber of Seville would remain popular years after his death. And today, over two hundred years after he wrote the opera, it remains a popular work.
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Gioachino Rossini's Popularity
Gioachino Rossini was a famous Italian composer, who was born on February 29, 1792. As a person born on this date, Gioachino Rossini is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (February 29).
People born on February 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Gioachino Rossini is the 861st most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Gioachino Rossini's birthday, Gioachino Rossini is the 74th most famous Italian.
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