GAETANO DONIZETTI
Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (November 29, 1797 – April 8, 1848) was an Italian composer from Bergamo, Lombardy. A prolific composer, & among the leading composers of bel canto operas, Donizetti composed 75 operas, 16 Symphonies & 28 cantatas. He achieved almost instant recognition with Anna Bolena (1830), followed two years later by ‘L’elisir d’amore’ which is deemed one of the great masterpieces in comic opera.


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