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an Italian opera composer. His most celebrated works are the operas La sonnambula and Norma. On account of such works as Norma and I puritani, Bellini is now recognised as one of the leading composers of the bel canto style of opera.
 Timeline (4)
03/04/1830-Vincenzo Bellini's opera I Capuleti e i Montecchi premieres in Venice
03/06/1831-Vincenzo Bellini's opera La Sonnambula premieres in Milan
12/26/1831-Vincenzo Bellini's opera Norma premieres in Milan
01/24/1835-Vincenzo Bellini's opera I Puritani premieres in Paris
 Mentions (4)
Gaetano Donizetti
...Italian composer. Along with Gioachino Rossini and Vincenzo Bellini, Donizetti was a leading composer of the bel canto...
Domenico Gilardoni
...well known for his collaborations with the composers Vincenzo Bellini (his first work) and Gaetano Donizetti. Most of...
Luigi Scevola
...Romeo by Nicola Vaccai and I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini.
Giacomo Tritto
...Pasquale Cafaro. Amongst his pupils were the young Vincenzo Bellini around 1821, plus Ferdinando Orlandi. He died in...
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