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Giovanni Paisiello

Giovanni Paisiello (or Paesiello; 9 May 1740 – 5 June 1816) was an Italian composer of the Classical era, and was the most popular opera composer of the late 1700s. His music was praised by Haydn and Beethoven and had an operatic influence on Mozart and Rossini.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 9, 1740 (Taranto), Died June 5, 1816 (Naples)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10821 10-in. 7/21/1911 Wynken, Blynken and Nod Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-11105 10-in. 10/14/1911 Wynken, Blynken and Nod Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-20169 10-in. 6/27/1917 Mich fliehen alle Freuden Tonika Frese Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CS-023946 12-in. 6/29/1938 Barber of Seville : Overture Boston Pops Orchestra ; Arthur Fiedler Orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Paisiello, Giovanni," accessed January 23, 2022,

Paisiello, Giovanni. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2022, from

"Paisiello, Giovanni." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 23 January 2022.

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