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25/01/1817 Rossini's opera "Cinderella" premieres in Rome

La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo, or Cinderella in English, is an operatic drama giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto was written by Jacopo Ferretti, based on the fairy tale Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. The opera was first performed in Rome's Teatro Valle.


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