Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi was an Italian composer during the Romantic period of classical music. By focusing on composing opera, Verdi was able to make political statements to the masses regarding his dislike of the noble ideals at the time. Please refer to this category for all questions concerning Verdi.

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Giuseppe Verdi

How many pieces did Giuseppe Verdi write?

about 28

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What are 4 of Giuseppe Verdi's most famous operas?

Otello, Aida, La Traviata, Falstaff.

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Why was Giuseppe Verdi's operas censored?

Verdi's operas were censored for their lyrics, content, and subject matter.

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What kinds of music did Giuseppe Verdi write?

he wrote lots of operas, 28 actually but they were anything from romantic to comedy to historical

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Why is giuseppe verdi important?

In addition to being one of the most significant and prolific Italian opera composers of the period (Falstaff, Otello, Aida, il Trovatore, La Traviata, Rigoletto, Nabucco, Simon Bocanegra, to name but a few), his moving opera choruses became anthems of the Risorgimento, the Italian nationalist movement that united with the Unification of Italy in 1861. So much so was Verdi associated with the movement that his name became an acronym: Vittorio Emmanuele Re D'Italia (Victor Emmanuel, King of Italy). People would often say "Viva VERDI" as a way to proclaim allegiance to the King.

Also, the chorus from Nabucco, "Va', pensiero" has become somewhat of a national hymn. While the opera context it speaks of the Jews in exile during the Babylonian captivity, it resonated with many Italians who felt still "captive" by different dominions under a fragmented, pre-unification state.

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What is giuseppe verdi's most important contribution to the world of music?

Perhaps Verdi is most well known for his Italian operas. He mainly wrote vocal music: 28 operas and Manzoni's Requiem. Finally, he also wrote chamber music.

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What was the opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi first performed in Venice in 1853 called?

La Traviata

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Which opera did Verdi write based on the story of the king of Babylon?

Nabucco (Nebuchadnezzar).

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What intrument did Giuseppe Verdi play?

piano, organ, and the spinet

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Who was Giuseppe Verdi's parents?

Mr. and Mrs. Verdi

Good answer! Their full names were Carlo Giuseppe Verdi and Luigia Uttini Verdi.

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What intruments did Giuseppe verdi play?


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What was Verdi's most famous pieces of music?

His most famous music was either La Traviata or Aida.

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Who was Giuseppe Verdi's first teacher?

Pietro Baistrocchi in Le Roncole. Then Ferdinando Provesi in Busseto. The, Vicenzo Lavigna in Milan.

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Did giuseppe verdi's family play music?

Yes he did they loved it so much!

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How did giuseppe verdi die?

Old age. The result of a stroke.

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Is La donna è mobile taken from Giuseppe Verdi's opera?

Yes from his opera 'Rigoletto'

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When did Giuseppe Verdi write La Traviata?

La Traviata, written by Giuseppe Verdi and based on a novel by Alexandre Dumas, was first performed in 1853.

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When and where was la Donna e mobile first performed?

It was first performed in venice in 1851

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What is Giuseppe Verdi famous for?

Giuseppe Verdi is famous for writing a large number of operas.

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Who did Giuseppe Verdi influence?

Everyone in this world

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What Were Giuseppe Verdi's Kids' Names?

Two children, Virginia Maria Luigia (March 26, 1837 - August 12, 1838) and Icilio Romano (July 11, 1838 - October 22, 1839).

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What date did Giuseppe Verdi die?

27th January 1901

Giuseppe Verdi died in Milan on January 27, 1901. This is according to the Music Encyclopedia. More information can be found on

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How old was giuseppe verdi when he ded?

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) was 88 years of age when he died.

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What kind of instruments did Giuseppe Verdi play?

Giuseppe Verdi played the organ

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mental illness, she also played a major role in founding 32 mental hospitals


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