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Giuseppe Verdi was born in 1813 and lived until 1901, his life spanning nearly a century of political turmoil and considerable personal turmoil. This 1982 biographical television miniseries... See full summary »
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...  Giuseppe Verdi 9 episodes, 1982
Carla Fracci ...  Giuseppina Strepponi 9 episodes, 1982
Giampiero Albertini ...  Antonio Barezzi 9 episodes, 1982
...  Carlo Verdi 9 episodes, 1982
...  Arrigo Boito 9 episodes, 1982
Enzo Cerusico ...  Emanuele Muzio 9 episodes, 1982
...  Teresa Stolz 9 episodes, 1982
Nino Dal Fabbro ...  Giulio Ricordi 9 episodes, 1982
Adriana Innocenti ...  Maria Barezzi 9 episodes, 1982
Agla Marsili ...  Luisa Uttini 9 episodes, 1982
...  Margherita Barezzi 9 episodes, 1982
...  Angelo Mariani 9 episodes, 1982
Renzo Palmer ...  Conte di Cavour 9 episodes, 1982
Raimondo Penne ...  Francesco Maria Piave 9 episodes, 1982
Tito Schipa Jr. ...  Franco Faccio 9 episodes, 1982
Nanni Svampa ...  Impresario Merelli 9 episodes, 1982
Giorgio Trestini ...  Solera 9 episodes, 1982
...  Finola 9 episodes, 1982
...  Clara Maffei 9 episodes, 1982
...  Narrator in American version / ... 9 episodes, 1982
Carlo Colombo ...  Giovannino Barezzi 5 episodes, 1982
Aldo Fiaccadori 4 episodes, 1982
Giuseppe Saracino 4 episodes, 1982
Elena De Maggi ...  Anina 3 episodes, 1982
Maria Luisa Paroni 3 episodes, 1982
Gianni Marzocchi ...  La voce di Verdi è di / ... 2 episodes, 1982
Giampiero Becherelli ...  Camillo Boito 2 episodes, 1982
Geoffrey Copleston ...  Mollien, critic for the Gazette 2 episodes, 1982
...  Donizetti 2 episodes, 1982
Maria Pia Colonnello ...  Mollien's Companion 2 episodes, 1982
Lino Puglisi ...  Roncone 2 episodes, 1982
Angelo Scacco 2 episodes, 1982
Carlo Tuand 2 episodes, 1982
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Giuseppe Verdi was born in 1813 and lived until 1901, his life spanning nearly a century of political turmoil and considerable personal turmoil. This 1982 biographical television miniseries, as seen on PBS's Great Performances, dramatizes the life of this classic Italian composer known for operas including La Traviata, Rigoletto, and Aida and his Requiem.

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beautiful
10 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

each biographic movie is a challenge. for entire artistic team. and for viewer. Verdi is not an exception. and more important than the accuracy of events, music or costumes, landscapes and performances of actors is the atmosphere. far to be a masterpiece, it is a honest good series about the life, the fights, the work, the success and the search of the best musical phrase by one of the essentials Italian composers. a film who not ignores romanticism and old recipes for conquer the public but it preserves and presents the air of a period, the force of characters and a Giuseppe Verdi who is more than a decent sketch. and that details are basis for an admirable job. because the drama and the music and the lights and the landscapes are keys for a beautiful universe episode by episode.


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