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MUSEO DI CASA BAREZZI

Antonio Barezzi was a wealthy merchant and great music lover who perceived very early Verdi's talent and asked him to become the music teacher of his daughter Margherita. The first public appearance of the brilliant youth, in February 1830, was in the hall of his house in Busseto, the Salone Barezzi. The Salone later became [...]

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Teatro Verdi 1 Busseto

TEATRO GIUSEPPE VERDI

Built between 1856 and 1868 and designed by architect Pier Luigi Montecchini, the theatre is hosted in the Rocca, the former fortress of the Pallavicino family sold to the Municipality of Busseto 1856. A large staircase is adorned with a bust of Giuseppe Verdi by Giovanni Dupré while the ceiling medallions, representing Comedy, Tragedy, Melodrama [...]

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

Naturally bent for music, supported by his father Carlo, Giuseppe Verdi was born the 10 of October 1813 in Roncole, a small village near Busseto, and he began practicing on an old spinetta (now at the Museum of the Scala of Milan) purchased for him by his parents. He was then sent to study in [...]

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Casa natale Roncole Verdi

GIUSEPPE VERDI BIRTHPLACE

An itinerary in the Giuseppe Verdi’s places start here, in this modest building, located at a crossroads in the centre of the village. His father ran an inn and an attached grocery store, while his mother was a spinner. According to recent studies, the Verdis were a family of small landowners who were not illiterate. [...]

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