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Arrigo Boito

Poet, novelist, and composer, Boito is well known for the single opera he finished, Mefistofele. Like Rossini, who had written three dozen operas by his mid-thirties and spent another 40 years of his lifestyle incapable or unwilling to full another, Boito underwent some type of turmoil early, and proved helpful …

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