Vincenzo Bellini  

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Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (3 November 180123 September 1835) was an Italian opera composer. His most famous works are La Sonnambula and Norma (both 1831). Known for his flowing melodic lines for which he was named "the Swan of Catania", Bellini was the quintessential composer of Bel canto opera.



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