Giuseppe Verdi's Time line

  • Birth day and where he was born

    Birth day and where he was born
    Giuseppe was born in an itallian village called Le Roncole which is inside the province of Parma.
  • Baptisim In The ctaholic church

    Baptisim In The ctaholic church
    he was baptized in the Roman Catholic Church in Latin as Joseph Fortuninus Franciscus.
  • From Itallian to French

    From Itallian to French
    Verdi's father took his newborn the three miles to Busseto, where the baby was recorded as Joseph Fortunin François; the clerk wrote in French. "So it happened that for the civil and temporal world Verdi was born a Frenchman
  • It doesnt really say the day or month

    It doesnt really say the day or month
    After spending some years in Milan, Verdi returned to Busseto as town music master. Antonio Barezzi, a local merchant, who had supported Verdi’s ambitions in music while at Milan, extended his helping hands at Busseto as well. Verdi’s first public performance took place at Barezzi’s home in 1830.
  • Marriage day

    Impressed by Verdi’s talent, Berezzi asked him to teach music lessons to his daughter Margherita. This teacher-student relationship then became more intense as they fell in love with each other and this culminated in their marriage on 4 May 1836.
  • First childs Birthday

    The couple had two children Virginia Maria Luigia, born on 26 March 1837and Icilio Romano, born on 11 July 1838. Unfortunately, both their children died in their infancy.
  • Second child's birthday

    Icilio Romano, born on 11 July 1838.
  • First opera called oberto

    Verdi’s first opera ‘Oberto’ composed in 1839 was a great success.
    November 17, 1839.
  • Mom dies after the kids

    18June 1840, Margherita died of encephalitis.
  • second opera and wife dies

    It was while working on his second opera that his wife expired. This opera, which was given in 1840, was a big flop and Verdi decided to give up his career aspirations in music.
  • New composing called Nabucco

    It was due to Merrelli’s persuasion that Verdi composed Nabucco in 1842, the opening performance of which made Verdi a famous figure in composition.
  • The First Bronze Eqestrian Statue of Andrew Jackson

    1st US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Wash
  • Pope Pius IX ( the nineth )

    Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands
  • Women's Right's Convention met (NYC)

    Women's Right's Convention met (NYC)
  • 1855-1867 composings

    The years between 1855 and 1867 witnessed an outpouring of great Operas. Some important works during this time are Un ballo in maschera (1859), La forza del destino (commissioned in 1861 but not performed till 1862), revised version of Macbeth (1865).
  • New Wife

    Verdi and Strepponi got married on 29August 1859 at Collonges-sous-Salève, near Geneva.
  • Works of his requiem mass organization in memory of Gioachino Rossini

    In 1869, Verdi started working on a section for a requiem mass organized in memory of Gioachino Rossini. He was asked to compose this requiem as a collection of sections composed by Rossini’s Italian contemporaries.
  • signed agreement with the opening ceremony oppourtunity

    As soon as this opera house opened, the organizers of the opening ceremony approached him again but he turned it down once again. They then warned him that they will approach Charles for the same and soon after this Verdi began to show interest in conducting for the function and signed the agreement in June 1870.
  • Mass thing got cancelled and worked on new composition

    Five years after the requiem got cancelled, Verdi reworked on his "Libera Me" section in it and made it a part of his Requiem Mass, composed in honor of the famous novelist and poet Alessandro Manzoni. This composition was first performed at the cathedral in Milan in 1874.
  • last composition

    Stabat Mater was his last composition and he completed this work in 1897.
  • Heart attack 21st of january and died on the 27th

    He had an attack of stoke on 21 January 1901 while at Milan and died six days later, on 27January 1901.