Gioacchino Rossini

…Italy, lived 1792 to 1868...ranked #30 by Goulding…40 operas by age 38, very rich, then
suffered nervous breakdown, didn’t write again until last year of life, 38 years later…didn’t
need to work…visited Beethoven, cried upon seeing his poverty and discomfort.

                 Works Featured on CD's

RossinIBarber of Seville, opera, 1810.

RossiniWilliam Tell Overture…1829…Lone Ranger television show.