Music mss: 'Fausta': aria
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Gaetano Donizetti died insane on 8 April 1848.
Fausta is a two-act opera by Gaetano Donizetti. The Italian libretto was by Domenico Gilardoni, who died while writing it, and the remainder was written by Donizetti. The opera was given its debut on 12 January 1832 at the Teatro San Carlo, in Naples, Italy.
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- Music to an aria in 'Fausta' by Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)