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30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Gioachino Rossini

Gioachino Antonio Rossini was an Italian composer who gained fame for his 39 operas, although he also wrote many songs, some chamber music and piano pieces, and some sacred music. He set new standards for both comic and series opera before retiring from large-scale composition while still in his thirties, at the height of his…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Richard Wagner

Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, theater director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas. Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage works. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Richard Wagner. 1. Initially establishing his…