Gioachino Rossini

About Gioachino Rossini

Italian composer Gioachino Rossini was born in 1792 and died in 1868, so you might think that he celebrated 76 birthdays. But Rossini was born in a leap year, on February 29th, so he only had 18 official birthdays! Rossini was the most successful opera composer of his day.
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Music In This Episode

Prelude, Theme and Variations

Barber of Seville: Una Voce Poco Fa

Sonata No. 1 in G

Di Tanti Palpiti

Variations on Di Tanti Palpiti

Barber of Seville: Overture

Barber of Seville: Largo Al Factotum

Cat Duet

William Tell Overture