Gioachino Rossini

Featured composer: Gioachino Rossini

Gioachino Rossini, born February 29, 1792, was an Italian composer. Prolific and expedient, he wrote 39 operas and numerous sacred music, chamber music, and piano pieces. Rossini’s vocal compositions demand great vocal agility and have therefore had a lasting impact on the vocal training of opera singers. Rossini’s parents were both musicians. His father, Giuseppe,… Read More