Born: Tuesday, January 29, 1782 in Caen, France
Died: Friday, May 12, 1871 in Paris, France
Nation of Origin: France
He composed about 40 operas such as La Muette de Portici (1828), Masaniello, Fra Diavolo (1830), Cheval de bronze, and Domino noir.
Blume, Friedrich, with Norton, M. D. (Translator) and Norton, Herter (Translator), Classic and Romantic Music; A Comprehensive Survey, W. W. Norton & Company, November 1970, ISBN: 0393098680
Einstein, Alfred. Music in the Romantic Era, W. W. Norton & Company, December 1947, ISBN: 0393097331
Rosen, Charles, The Romantic Generation, W. W. Norton & Company, April 1995, ISBN: 0674779347
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Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109
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The Romantic Generation
by Charles Rosen
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