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October 10: Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi (1813) It was on this date, October 10, 1813 – the same year as Richard Wagner – that Italian opera composer Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was born in Roncole, Duchy of Parma, which was then under the occupation

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January 31: Franz Schubert

Sir George Grove says, “of formal or dogmatic religion we can find no trace,” in Schubert’s short life. Of creeds, “Not a word of it is true,” said Schubert.

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John Mill