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5 Donizetti Operas That Need To Be Revived
Donizetti is one of the fathers of Bel Canto, having written over 70 operas, his first work coming at the age of 19. Born on Nov. 29, 1797, the composer has become well-known for such operas as "L'Elisir d'Amore," "Don Pasquale," "Lucia di Lammermoor," "Lucrezia Borgia," as well as the Tudor trilogy, which has been revived by many of the great divas of the 20th Century. However, many of the composer's…