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Verdi: a concise biographyVerdi: a concise biography
VERDI 1813 - 1901

Verdi was born in the tiny and remote village of Roncole near Busetto a town in the then principality of Parma, Italy. With the help of a local businessman he was given a good general education and under the local organist, a fine training in music. In spite of terrible setbacks in his personal life he went on to become one of Italy's most successful composers of opera. The programme traces his career and development over a long life and many operas. He never stood still and in his later years he produced some of his finest work. The DVD ends with a brief overview of his compositions.

Running time: approx 40 minutes
Price: 14.74 / $22.99 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

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