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Rossini

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This filmed biography of 19th century composer Giacchino Rossini was originally released in Italy in 1940. [[Performer~P127025~Nino Besozzi~ninobesozzi]] stars as Rossini, while real-life contralto [[Performer~P127206~Paola Barbara~paolabarbara]] plays Rossini's opera-star wife Isabella Colbran. The plot concentrates on the years 1815 through 1827, during which Rossini was commissioned to write such operatic masterpieces as [[Feature~V65712~Queen Elizabeth~lesamoursdelareineelisabeth]] and...more

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