Giacomo Meyerbeer

Giacomo Meyerbeer

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Giacomo Meyerbeer


A member of a German-Jewish wealthy merchant family in Berlin, Meyerbeer waa a noted composer of opera who brought great innovations to the stage and also affected the concept of `grand' in Grand Opera. He studied composition wih Zelter, Weber and Vogler and participated in a study tour of Italy where he became known foremost as a pianist. While in Italy, however, he had the opportunity to meet with a number of librettists and singers. During this tour he wrote six operas includ... Read more

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