Composer of the month

Verdi (1813-1901)

The composer for the month of November is Verdi.

Verdi was born in Italy. He learned to pay the spinet when he was 7. The spinet is one of the earliest forms of piano. He belonged to the romantic period of music. He became an organist when he was 10. He studied in Milan. He wrote 30 operas and they were performed all around the world. His first opera was performed when he was 26, although he always said that he didn’t know anything about music. Some of the names of his operas include:

La Traviata
Don Carlos


He died in 1901.

Go check out youtube or other sites on the internet to find out more about Verdi and to listen to his music.

Happy listening!



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