The Italian composer Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (1813-1901), who became famous above all for his operas, was born in Parma in Emilia-Romagna.
On his second trip to Russia in 1862, accompanied by his second wife, he took a few cases of it with him, but in the unheated luggage wagon all the bottles froze to death.
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