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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Loewe, Sophie (24 May 1812)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 177 words.

(b Oldenburg, 24 May 1812; d Budapest, 29 Nov 1866).

German soprano. She studied

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Vasoli, Pietro (1812–14)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 74 words.

(fl Milan, 1812–14).

Italian bass. He took part in three premières of Gioachino Rossini operas at La

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Tacchinardi-Persiani, Fanny (4 Oct 1812)

Francesco Bussi.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 436 words.

(b Rome, 4 Oct 1812; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, 3 May 1867).

Italian soprano, daughter of

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Dobrski, Julian (31 Dec 1811)

Irena Poniatowska.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 269 words.

(b Nowe, 31 Dec 1811 or 1812; d Warsaw, 2 May 1886).

Polish tenor.

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Dauer, Johann Ernst (1746)

Christopher Raeburn and Dorothea Link.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 172 words.

(b Hildburghausen, 1746; d Vienna, 12 Sept 1812).

German tenor. He began his career

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Schikaneder, Emanuel (1 Sept 1751)

Peter Branscombe.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 1103 words.

(b Straubing, 1 Sept 1751; d Vienna, 21 Sept 1812).

Dramatist, theatre director, actor, singer

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Pietro Vasoli

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(fl Milan, 1812–14).

Italian bass. He took part in three premières of Gioachino Rossini operas at La Scala: as Pacuvio in La pietra del paragone (1812), as Licinius in Aureliano ...

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Tancredi

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera (melodramma eroico) in 2 acts by Rossini to lib. by Rossi after Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata (1575) and Voltaire's Tancrède (1760). Comp. 1812. Prod. Venice 1813, London 1820, NY 1825.

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Johann Ernst Dauer

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Hildburghausen, 1746; d Vienna, 12 Sept 1812).

German tenor. He began his career in 1768, and in 1771 was engaged in Hamburg, where he sang in Singspiele. In 1775 ...

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Serafino Gentili

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Venice, 1775; d Milan, 13 May 1835).

Italian tenor. He made his début in 1796 at Ascoli Piceno. From 1800 to 1803 he sang in Naples, and between 1812 ...

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Hänsel und Gretel

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts by Humperdinck to lib. by Adelheid Wette (his sister) based on story by brothers Grimm in Kinder und Hausmärchen (1812–14). F.p. Weimar 1893 (R. Strauss cond.); London 1894;...

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Julian Dobrski

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Nowe, 31 Dec 1811 or 1812; d Warsaw, 2 May 1886).

Polish tenor. He studied in Warsaw with C. E. Soliva. After making his début in Il barbiere di ...

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Angelica Catalani

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Sinigaglia, 1780; d Paris, 1849).

It. soprano. Début Venice 1797, Milan 1801, London 1806. First singer in London of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, 1812. Managed Paris Théâtre...

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Le Nozze di Figaro

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Commedia per musica in 4 acts (K492, 1785–6) by Mozart to lib. by da Ponte after Beaumarchais's comedy La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro (1778). Comp. 1786. Prod. Vienna 1786,...

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Mombelli, Ester (opera)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 110 words.

(b Bologna, 1794; d 1825 or later). Italian mezzo-soprano. A daughter of the tenor Domenico Mombelli, she sang with the family opera company, creating Lisinga in Rossini’s Demetrio e...

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Weber, (Franz) Edmund (opera)

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 67 words.

(Kaspar Johann Nepomuk Joseph Maria )

(b Hildesheim, June 19, 1766; d Würzburg, 1828). German composer , half-brother of Carl Maria von Weber. He was briefly a pupil of...

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Manfredini-Guarmani, Elisabetta (opera)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 92 words.

(b Bologna, 1790; d after 1817). Italian soprano . After making her début in 1809 at Bologna, she created roles in four operas by Rossini: Amira in Ciro in Babilonia (1812) at...

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Parlamagni, Antonio (opera)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 93 words.

(b 1759; d Florence, Oct 9, 1838). Italian bass . Having made his début about 1788, he sang very successfully as a basso buffo in Rome, Florence and Venice, and at La Scala, where in...

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Marcolini, Marietta (opera)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 173 words.

(b Florence, c 1780; d 1814 or later). Italian contralto . In 1800 she was singing at the Teatro S Benedetto, Venice; in 1803 she took part in the first performance of P. C....

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Fabrizi, Vincenzo (opera)

James L. Jackman.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 571 words.

(b Naples, 1764; d after 1812). Italian composer . After starting to compose at the age of 18 or 19, within six years he had written 14 operas and gained an international reputation;...

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