The Barber of Seville Composer: “The Backstabber of Seville”
Episode 1 Transcript & Sources
Who was the original Barber of Seville composer? Find out in episode 1, “The Backstabber of Seville.” We tell the little-known stories behind the Paisiello Il Barbiere di Sevilla, and we relate the humble origins of one of the world’s greatest opera legends, Giochino Rossini.
Enjoy our show notes–feel free to scroll to the end if you would like to see the sources for our first classical music podcast episode.
Barber of Seville Quick Facts:
- The Barber of Seville was composed by Gioachino Rossini
- Rossini was born in Pesaro, Italy in 1792
- Rossini died in Paris, France, in 1868
- The Barber of Seville premiere took place at the Teatro de Argentina in Rome in 1816.
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