Michele Carafa

born on 17/11/1787 in Napoli, Campania, Italy

died on 26/7/1872 in Paris, Île-de-France, France

Michele Carafa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Michele Enrico Carafa di Colobrano (17 November 1787 – 26 July 1872) was an Italian opera composer. He was born in Naples and studied in Paris with Luigi Cherubini. He was Professor of counterpoint at the Paris Conservatoire from 1840 to 1858. One of his notable pupils was Achille Peri.

Selected operas

  • Gabriella di Vergy (1816)
  • Berenice in Siria (1818)
  • I due Figaro (1820)
  • Jeanne d'Arc à Orléans (1821)
  • Le solitaire (1822)
  • Le valet de chambre (1823)
  • Il sonnambulo (1824)
  • La belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty) (1825)
  • Masaniello (1828)
  • Le nozze di Lammermoor (1829)
  • La prison d'Édimbourg (1833)


  • The Oxford Dictionary of Opera, by John Warrack and Ewan West (1992), 782 pages, ISBN 0-19-869164-5

External links

  • Free scores by Michele Carafa in the International Music Score Library Project
This page was last modified 15.10.2012 21:09:35

This article uses material from the article Michele Carafa from the free encyclopedia Wikipedia and it is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.