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by Herbert Weinstock
Author: Herbert Weinstock
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; 1st edition (1975)
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A prolific writer on musical subjects, he was particularly known for his biographies of the bel canto opera composers Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini which he published between 1963 and 1971.
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Home Weinstock, Herbert Rossini : A Biography. Rossini : A Biography. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Condition: Very Good Hardcover. From Bingo Used Books (Vancouver, WA, .
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According to Herbert Weinstock's 1968 biography, the composer's estate was valued at . million francs upon his death in 1868, the equivalent of about . million US dollars. Weinstock, Herbert, Rossini: A Biography. New York, Knopf, 1968 ISBN 0-87910-102-4 ISBN 0-87910-102-4. Apart from some individual legacies in favour of his wife and relatives, Rossini willed his entire estate to the Comune of Pesaro. The inheritance was invested to establish a Liceo Musicale (Conservatory) in the town.
According to Herbert Weinstock's 1968 biography (see below), the composer's estate was valued at . H. Weinstock, Rossini: A Biography (New York, 1968). See List of operas by Rossini and List of compositions by Gioachino Rossini. "Though "Gioacchino" is the familiar spelling of the name, Rossini himself more usually adopted the spelling "Gioachino".
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