About the TV Show
First Air Date: October 13, 1982
|First Aired on||:||1982|
|Created By||:||Renato Castellani|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||9 episodes in 1 Seasons|
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.