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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Gioachino Rossini's 220th Birthday/Leap Year: Google Logo


Gioachino Rossini's 220th Birthday Leap Year

Google Doodle published on 29th February, 2012

Gioachino Antonio Rossini(Italian pronunciation: [dʒoaˈkiːno anˈtɔːnjo rosˈsiːni] (Giovacchino Antonio Rossini in the baptismal certificate) (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces. His best-known operas include the Italian comedies Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) and La Cenerentola and the French-language epics Moïse et Pharaon and Guillaume Tell (William Tell).

[via Wikipedia]