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Gualtiero


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1 (Bellini: I Puritani). See Walton, Lord Gualtiero.

2 (Bellini: Il pirata). Ten. The former Count of Montalto, lover of Imogene and political enemy of Ernesto. After the battle for the Sicilian throne, he has been exiled and lived as a pirate. He is shipwrecked near the castle where Imogene lives with Ernesto, whom she was forced to marry. The two men fight a duel and Ernesto is killed. Gualtiero gives himself up and bids Imogene farewell. Created (1827) by Giovanni Battista Rubini.

Subjects: Opera.


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