Giuseppe Verdi was an opera composer who was a native of Italy. His best known compositions include Aida, Rigoletto and La Traviata.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was born in Le Roncole, Parma, Italy on October 10th 1813. He began to play the organ around the age of 6 and became the official organist for his local church at the age of 8. During his lifetime Verdi became the leading Italian composer of opera in the 19th century. He died in Milan on January 27th 1901.
Giuseppe Verdi, opera composer best known for compositions such as Aida, Rigoletto and La Traviata, died in Milan aged 88 in the year 1901 On This Day.