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About the composer Amilcare Ponchielli
Amilcare Ponchielli (Italian pronunciation: , August 31, 1834 - January 16, 1886) was an Italian composer, mainly of operas.Read more on Wikipedia
Born in Paderno Fasolaro, now Paderno Ponchielli, near Cremona, Ponchielli won a scholarship at the age of nine to study music at the Milan Conservatory, writing his first symphony by the time he was ten years old.