A contract to publish music from the opera Macbeth , 1847.
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 921
- Dates of Creation1847
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialItalian English
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
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Administrative / Biographical History
Verdi was born in Le Roncole, Italy, in 1813. He showed a talent for music as a child and started his career teaching music, undertaking church duties and conducting the town orchestra. He moved to Milan and became famous for his operas, the most well known of which include, Simon Boccanegra (1857), Otello (1886) and Falstaff (1893). He died in 1901.
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Part of the Sterling Library collection, 1992.