Opera Composers

For composers listed in the main index there are either:
  1. complete opera lists, with date and place of premiere or time of composition if known; and/or
  2. links to individual pages providing additional information. (Bold-face links are to pages on OperaGlass, others are to pages on cooperating sites.)
The index is under construction; it currently contains entries for more than 3500 opera composers and over 20,000 operas.

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More Opera Composers

(an additional working list of opera composers with either incomplete or unverified information)

Explanatory Notes

Major Composers

This list provides links to individual OperaGlass pages devoted to some of the most famous and popular opera composers. For each of these composers there is an index, including links to more detailed pages for one or more of their operas:
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN      Charles GOUNOD           Amilcare PONCHIELLI

Vincenzo BELLINI          Fromental HAL╔VY         Giacomo PUCCINI

Georges BIZET             Leos JAN┴CEK             Henry PURCELL

Arrigo BO¤TO              Ruggero LEONCAVALLO      Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Benjamin BRITTEN          Luigi MANCINELLI         Gioachino ROSSINI

Gustave CHARPENTIER       Heinrich MARSCHNER       Carlo SOLIVA

Francesco CILEA           Pietro MASCAGNI          Richard STRAUSS

Gaetano DONIZETTI         Jules MASSENET           Giuseppe VERDI

Clemens von FRANCKENSTEIN Saverio MERCADANTE       Richard WAGNER

Umberto GIORDANO          Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART  Carl Maria von WEBER

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11 Dec 2006