Giuseppe Verdi was born in La Roncole, Parma, Italy in 1813. He is most noted for his twenty-eight operas, the music of many being familiar even to those with no interest in opera. He also composed instrumental and religious music. Verdi died in 1901.
Biography, complete files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Biographical essay emphasizes the humanity of the composer. Background information, with links to RAM audio, on the genesis of some of his compositions includes Oberto, Nabucco, Va Pensiero, Jerusalem, Libera Me, La Donna E Mobile, and Brindisi.
Material from Opera Glass including list of operas, librettists and texts, important dates, creators of roles, portraits, discography, links, and references.
Biography, portrait, links, and directory of MP3 audio files from Classic Cat.
Wikipedia article with biography, commentary on his nationalism and musical style, OGG audio sample, internal references to related people and topics, and external links.
Find A Grave entry for his original burial place with biographical information, photographs, and interactive memorial.
Filmography noting cinematic use of his works and filmed versions of various operas plus biographical trivial and background material from the Internet Movie Database.
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with list of vocal works linked to lyrics, some in translation.
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, comments on operas and church music, and Naxos discography.
Provides biography and information on his operas as well as the CDs available.
Dedicated to the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the death of this composer. Image gallery, bibliography, lesson plans and suggested itineraries in the area surrounding Verdi's hometown.
Museum of Villa Verdi in Sant'Agata (Italy).
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