The composer Gioachino Rossini died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Composer of The Barber of Seville and Moise et Pharaon. He was one of the most popular composers of his day.
He married Isabella Colbran, an opera singer, in 1822. After she died, he began courting Olympe Pelissier, whom he married in 1846.
Every kind of music is good, except the boring kind.
Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour.
Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour.
Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours.
Give me a laundry-list and I’ll set it to music.