Sunday, August 28, 2016

Rossini

The empty tomb of Rossini, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Parigi
The now empty tomb of Gioacchino Rossini
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, (Père Lachaise Cemetery)
Quartier du Père-Lachaise, 20e arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

“He died at the age of 76 from pneumonia at his country house at Passy on Friday, 13 November 1868. He was buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France. In 1887, his remains were moved to the Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence, at the request of the Italian government.”
(Gioacchino Rossini, Wikipedia)

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