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Famous Operas

Given the debut year, composer, and hint, name each famous opera.
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Year
Composer
Hint
Opera
1786
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Count Almaviva unsuccessfully attempts to seduce his servant Susanna
The Marriage Of Figaro
1787
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Based on the legends of Don Juan, a fictional libertine and seducer
Don Giovanni
1791
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Queen of the Night enlists Tamino to rescue her daughter Pamina from the high priest Sarastro
The Magic Flute
1805
Ludwig van Beethoven
Disguised as a guard, a woman rescues her husband Florestan from death in a political prison
Fidelio
1816
Gioachino Rossini
The title character is the same as the one from Mozart's 1786 opera
The Barber Of Seville
1853
Giuseppe Verdi
Based on La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas and originally titled Violetta after the main character
La Traviata
1865
Richard Wagner
Based on 12th-century romance by Gottfried von Strassburg and inspired by philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer
Tristan und Isolde
1870
Richard Wagner
Based on Norse mythology, twins, having been separated in childhood, meet and fall in love
The Valkyrie
1871
Giuseppe Verdi
Named after an Ethiopian princess, it is set in the Old Kingdom of Egypt
Aida
1875
Georges Bizet
Famous for arias "Habanera" and "Toreador Song"
Carmen
1896
Giacomo Puccini
Named after the lifestyle of a poor seamstress in Paris around 1830
La Bohème
1900
Giacomo Puccini
Contains depictions of torture, murder, and suicide, as well as some of Puccini's best-known lyrical arias
Tosca
1904
Giacomo Puccini
Set in Japan, features characters Cio-Cio-san and Pinkerton
Madame Butterfly
1935
George Gershwin
Disabled black street beggar attempts to rescue woman from her drug dealer and violent lover
Porgy and Bess
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Jan 19, 2022
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