Rossini

e-Rossini.jpgGioachino Antonio Rossini   (born February 29, 1792, Pesaro, Papal States [Italy]—died November 13, 1868, Passy, near Paris,France), Italian composer noted for his operas, particularly his comic operas, of which The Barber of Seville (1816), Cinderella (1817), and Semiramide (1823) are among the best known. Of his later, larger-scale dramatic operas, the most widely heard is William Tell (1829).

Pen & gouache illustration.

After an oil painting of the 31 year old composer, while living in Paris.

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