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Gaetano Donizetti

Gaetano Donizetti

Fact Sheet

Musical genre:Classical  
Birthday29 November 1797
Date of deathApril 8, 1848 (age 50)
Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (Bergamo Italy, 29 November 1797- 8 April 1848). Donizetti is known principally as an Italian opera composer. However he composed music in a number of other forms, including some church music, a number of string quartets, and some orchestral works.