Gioachino Rossini
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Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792 - 1868)

Gioachino Antonio Rossini
Born in Pesaro, Papal States of Italymap
Ancestors ancestors
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Husband of — married 22 Mar 1822 (to 7 Oct 1845) [location unknown]
Husband of — married 16 Aug 1846 (to 13 Nov 1868) in Francemap
[children unknown]
Died in Paris XVI, Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Gioachino Rossini is Notable.

Gioachino was born in 1792. He passed away in 1868.

Gioachino Rossini, in full Gioachino Antonio Rossini, (born February 29, 1792, Pesaro, Papal States [Italy]—died November 13, 1868, Passy, near Paris, France), Italian composer noted for his operas, particularly his comic operas, of which The Barber of Seville (1816), Cinderella (1817), and Semiramide (1823) are among the best known. Of his later, larger-scale dramatic operas, the most widely heard is William Tell (1829).

Gioacchino Antonio Rossini, son of Giuseppe Rossini and -- nee Guiderini, widower of Isabella Colbran, husband of Olympe Descuilliers, died at age 76 on 13 November 1868 in his Paris home, 1 rue Ingres, in the 16th arrondissement (formerly village of Passy). He was member of the Institut and Grand-Croix de la Légion d'honneur[1]. He was initially buried in the Père-Lachaise cemetery, but his remains were moved to the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence in 1887.


  1. Acte de décès: acte #781, Décès 1868 Paris XVIème, Archives de Paris en ligne cote V4E 1963 (vue 2), Jan. 2018

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