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Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)

Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti was born November 29, 1797 in Bergamo, Italy. He was born in a windowless cellar into a poor family of a government clerk. At the age of 9 he became a protégé of Johann Simon Mayr, Maestro di Cappella of the Lombard city. Johann Mayr hosted and educated young Donizetti, and later sent the talented boy to study ... See full bio »

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 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (writer: "Mad Scene from 'Lucia di Lammermoor'")
 2014 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Party (2014) ... (writer: "Una furtiva lagrima" - uncredited)
 2013 Mister X (Short) (music: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 2012 Òpera en texans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bel canto. Rossini, Donizetti i Bellini (2012) ... (writer: "Una furtiva lacrima")
 2011 War on Terror (Documentary) (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima" from "L'elisir d'amore")
 2011 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Peg of Old (2011) ... (writer: "Tu Che Ha Dio Spiegasti L'ali" - uncredited)
 2008-2011 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (2011) ... (music: "Spargi d'amaro pianto")
- The Audition (2008) ... (music: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 2010 Cantar (Short) ("Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 2010 Revealed (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Anna Netrebko (2010) ... (music: "Don Pasquale")
 2010 Casino Jack (music: "Quanto e' bella")
 2010 Hereafter (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima" (1832))
 2010 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (writer: "Tu Che A Dio Spiegasti L'ali [Lucia di Lammermoor/Act3]")
 2010 Cindy liebt mich nicht (writer: "Il dolce suono")
 2010 The Killer Inside Me (writer: "Una furtiva lagrima from L'elisir d'amore")
 2009 The Young Victoria (writer: "Donizetti 'L'elisir d'amour': Della crudele Isotta")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "CHASSE INTO CHAINE" (Theme from "Don Sebastian"))
 2008 La belle personne (writer: "Il Dolce Suono")
 2008 Two Lovers (writer: "L'Elisir D'Amore: Una Furtiva Lagrima (Act 2)" (1831))
 2008/I The Deal (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 2007 Days and Clouds ("COME SEN VA CONTENTO! DUNQUE ADESSO", " (ARDIR HA FORSE IL CIELO) VOGLIO DIRE")
 2007 Die Operngala der Stars (TV Movie) (music: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 2007 Saneamento Básico, O Filme (writer: "Quanto è Bella" from L'Elisir d'Amore)
 2006 Rocky Balboa (music: "Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 2006 The Departed (writer: "Chi mi frena (Sextet, Act 2)", "Lucia di Lammermoor: Act 1: Preludio - Percorrete le spiaggie vicine" (1835))
 2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Dramma Giocoso (2006) ... (music: "Lucia di Lammermoor" - uncredited)
 2005 La figlia del reggimento (TV Movie) (music: "La Fille du régiment, opéra-comique en 2 actes")
 2005 Roberto Devereux, Tragedia lirica in drei Akten (TV Movie) (music: "Roberto Devereux")
 2005 Om Sara (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 2005 The River King (writer: "Quel Guardo Il Cavaliere")
 2005 Bye Bye Blackbird (music: "Com'e bello, quale incanto" - as Donizetti)
 2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. (writer: "Dell'elisir mirabile" from the opera "L'Elisir d'Amore")
 2005 Match Point (writer: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 2005 O Casamento de Romeu e Julieta (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima" - as Donizetti)
 2004 Grande école (music: "Una furtiva lagrima" (extrait de "L'Exlir d'Amour"))
 2004 Everyday People (writer: "Vien Leonora")
 2003 It's All About Love (writer: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 2002 Sonny (writer: "L'elisir d'amore, 'Quanto e bella'")
 2002 Showboy (writer: "Mad Scene, Part 2 (from the opera 'Lucia di Lammermoor')" - as Giacomo Donizetti)
 2002 All Around the Town (TV Movie) (writer: "Una furtiva lacrima" (from opera "L'elisir d'amore))
 2002 Lucky Day (TV Movie) (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima" - as Donizetti)
 2002/I Heaven (music: "Heaven Elisir")
 2001 Grand Theft Auto 3 (Video Game) (writer: "Chi mi frena in tal momento")
 2001 The Caveman's Valentine ("Regnava nel Silenzio from Lucia di Lammermoor")
 2000 Staffan Snellin suojelusenkeli (TV Movie) (writer: "L'elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima")
 1999 Man on the Moon (writer: "Sextet" (1835))
 1999 Any Given Sunday (writer: "FINALE")
 1999 Bats (writer: "Excerpts from 'Lucia Di Lammermoor'")
 1999 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) (writer: "Cantiamo, Cantiam" - as Donizetti, uncredited)
 1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream (writer: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 1999 Ambush (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 1997 Our God's Brother (music: "Aria from IL DUCA d'ALBA")
 1997 The Fifth Element (writer: "Aria of 'Lucia di Lammermoor'")
 1997 Sunday (music: "Spargi d'amore")
 1996 Family Resemblances (writer: "Una furtiva lacrima")
 1993-1996 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Sammy and Me/The Last Temptation (1996) ... (music: "Don Pasquale - Che Interminabile Audirivieni Act 3" - uncredited)
- Jiminy Lummox/Bass Masters (1994) ... (music: "Mad Scene Part 2 Act III Lucia" - uncredited)
- A Yard Too Far/Circus Midgets (1993) ... (music: "So anch'io la virtu magica (from Don Pasquale)" - uncredited)
 1996 2 Days in the Valley ("La Figglia del Reggimento")
 1996 Pédale douce (writer: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 1995 All Men Are Liars (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 1994 Little Women (writer: "Maria Redowa")
 1993 Son in Law (as Donizetti, "Overture to Don Pasquale")
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... (writer: "Lucia di Lammermoor")
 1991 Cape Fear (as Donizetti, "Per te d'immenso giubilo")
 1991 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary Gala (1991) ... (music: "Linda di Chamounix: O luce di quest'anima")
 1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread (music: "Lucia di Lammermoor" (excerpts) - as Donizetti)
 1991 La note bleue (as Donizetti, "Don Pasquale", "Lucia di Lammermoor")
 1991 Madame Bovary (music: "Lucie de Lammermoor" - as Donizetti)
 1989 Scandal (music: "L'Elisir d'Amore" - uncredited)
 1988 Beetlejuice ("Regnava nel silenzio", uncredited)
 1986 The Money Pit ("The Wedding Contract")
 1985 Prizzi's Honor ("Una furtiva lagrima")
 1985 The Goonies (writer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 1984 Pavarotti in Concert at the Madison Square Garden (TV Special) (writer: "Frà Poco a Me Ricover")
 1982 Verdi (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Infanzia e giovinezza (1982) ... (music: "Una furtiva lacrima" de "l'Elisir d'amore")
 1982 Yes, Giorgio ("Una furtiva lagrima")
 1982 Oro, plata, mata (writer: "L'eliser d'amore-Act II... Donizetti)
 1979 The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1973 Sono stato io! (music: "Lucia di Lammermoor")
 1970 Catch-22 (writer: "Una furtiva lacrima", "Una Furtiva Lagrima" - uncredited)
 1970 Don Giovanni (writer: "Don Pasquale")
 1968 Mona Lisa (Short) (music: "Lucia di Lammermoor" (extracts))
 1968 Our Lady of the Turks (writer: "Lucia di Lammermoor")
 1968 Grenoble (Documentary) (music: "La fille du régiment" - uncredited)
 1961 Divorce Italian Style (music: "Una furtiva lacrima")
 1960 El cerro de los locos ("Lucia de Lammermoore" (fragments))
 1959 Gayarre (writer: Extracts from "Don Pasquale" (opera), "La favorita" (opera), "Elisir d"amore" (opera) and "Lucia de Lammermoor" (opera))
 1958 Vento di primavera (music: "Una furtiva lagrima")
 1957 Count Max (music: "Com'e gentil")
 1954 House of Ricordi (writer: "The Elixir of Love" (L'elisir d'amore))
 1954 Athena (music: "Chacun le sait")
 1954 Neapolitan Mouse (Short) (music: "Chi mi freno in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1953 Melba (writer: "O luce di quest' anima", "The Mad Scene", "Chacun le sait")
 1953 The Stars Are Singing (music: "The Mad Scene")
 1952 Because You're Mine (music: "Sextette" - uncredited)
 1952 Bellissima ("L'elisir d'amore" (excerpts))
 1951 The Great Caruso (writer: "Sextette" - uncredited)
 1951 Belle Le Grand (music: "Chacun le sait" - uncredited)
 1949 Song of Surrender (music: "Una furtiva lagrima" - uncredited)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss (music: "Una furtiva lagrima", "Verrano a te sull'aura" - uncredited)
 1949 Long-Haired Hare (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1949 A Letter to Three Wives (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1948 First Opera Film Festival (writer: "Don Pasquale")
 1948 Little 'Tinker (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?")
 1948 Back Alley Oproar (Short) (music: "Sextet" - uncredited)
 1948 Squareheads of the Round Table (Short) (music: "Oh, Elaine" - uncredited)
 1948 If You Knew Susie (music: "Sextette" (1835) - uncredited)
 1947 On the Old Spanish Trail (music: "Una furtiva lagrima" - uncredited)
 1947 Elixir of Love (music: "L'Elisir d'amore, Melodramma giocoso in due atti")
 1946 The Magic Bow (music: "Cavatina" - uncredited)
 1946 The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met (Short) (music: "Chi mi freno in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1946 Make Mine Music (music: "Chi mi freno in tal momento?" (1835) - uncredited)
 1946 Book Revue (Short) (music: "Sextet" - uncredited)
 1945 Masquerade in Mexico (music: "Lucia di Lammermoor" - uncredited)
 1945 Micro-Phonies (Short) (music: "The Sextet From Lucy" - uncredited)
 1944 Meet the People (music: "Shicklegruber" (1944))
 1944 Show Business (music: "Sextette" (1935) - uncredited)
 1942 Barney Bear's Victory Garden (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?")
 1942 Cairo (music: "Chi mi frena (The Sextet)" (1835))
 1941 Sailors on Leave (music: "Sextette" - uncredited)
 1941 Notes to You (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento" - uncredited)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (music: "Chi Mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1941 Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (music: "The Mad Scene" aria fron "Lucia di Lammermoor")
 1940 Romeo in Rhythm (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1940 Tom Turkey and His Harmonica Humdingers (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms (writer: "Lucia di Lammermoor" (1835) - uncredited)
 1937 Hitting a New High (music: "Mad Scene" (1835) - as G. Donizetti)
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (writer: "O Mio Fernando" - uncredited)
 1937 Maytime (writer: "Lucia di Lammermoor")
 1937 Swing It Professor (music: "Sextette" - uncredited)
 1936 Leon Navara and Orchestra (Short) (music: "Sextet" - uncredited)
 1936 I Love to Singa (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1936 Captain January (music: "Chi mi freno in tal momento?" (1835) - uncredited)
 1935 Surprise! (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1935 Going Highbrow (music: "Sextette" - uncredited)
 1934 Smoked Hams (Short) (music: "Sextette" - uncredited)
 1934 One Night of Love (music: "Chi mi frena (The Sextet)" (1835) - uncredited)
 1934 Stingaree (music: "Lucia di Lammermoor" (1835) - uncredited)
 1934 Guess Stars (Short) (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - uncredited)
 1933 Little Women (music: "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" (1835) - uncredited)
 1933 La fille du régiment (writer: "opera La fille du régiment")
 1932 Week-End Marriage (music: "Sextette" (1835) - uncredited)
 1931 Svengali (music: "Lucia di Lammermoor" - uncredited)
 1930 A Lady's Morals (music: "Rataplan" (1840) - uncredited)
 1929 A Musicale Melange (Short) (music: "Sextette" - uncredited)
 1926 When Naples Sings (Documentary short) (writer: "Me voglio fa' 'na casa")
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