Michele Carafa

Michele Carafa (* 28. November 1785 in Neapel; † 26. July 1872 in Paris) was an Italian composer of operas.

Carafa was between 1837 and a 1870 composition teacher to Paris conservatoires. It turned to the music however only after it had taken part in the campaigns against Napoleon as an officer.

Its first opera IL vascello d'occidente from the year 1814 followed until 1833 of still 25 further works, from those Le Solitaire and Masaniello than the best applies. Altogether they are today outstanding as insignificant work in the taste of their time.

Carafa had enjoyed, was music instruction with Cherubini however creative in the kind of Rossini and Auber active.


 

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