Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Paisiello, Giovanni

Giovanni Paisiello(1740-1816), Italian composer, studied at Jesuit School in Taranto, then entered the Conservatorie di S. Onofrio in Naples, invited by the Empress of Russia and stayed in St, Petersburg for 8 years. Returning to Naples in 1784 and taught at the Naples Conservatory; composed many of his best operas. He composed 94 operas, his works abound with melodies, the graceful beauty of which still warmly appreciated.

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