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Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (November 3, 1801 – September 23, 1835) was an Italian opera composer. Known for his flowing melodic line, Bellini was the quintessential composer of Bel canto opera.

Born in Catania, Sicily, Italy, Bellini was a child prodigy from a highly musical family and legend has it he could sing an air of Valentino Fioravanti at eighteen months, began studying music theory at two, the piano at…

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  • One scene is enough to proof that Bellini is unique in opera history: Opera Norma, Act I, Scene with Adalgisa & Pollione: Sgombra e la sacra selva... Eccola - va, mi lascia... Va Crudele... Vieni in Roma.
  • The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Vincenzo Bellini into the Class of 1968. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
  • I Capuleti e i Montecchi is such a masterpiece
  • Bellini maravilhoso, mágico!
  • I'm really liking Gencer in Norma, although the work is still quite new to me :x
  • His ghost helped write the new Muse album, ya know.
  • I created a group in honor of Franco Corelli. Join http://www.lastfm.es/group/Franco+Corelli
  • Чуть-чуть шедевров. Ну и что, что они все похожи друг на друга. Беллини уводит от реальности и повседневности космическими образами, прекрасными и несломимыми ;)
  • Why the hell has he got so few plays?

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