VERDI, Giuseppe (1813-1901). Autograph musical quotation signed and dated ('Rimini 25 Maggio 1857), nine bars on three staves comprising the opening of Henri's aria 'La brise souffle au loin' from Act V of Les Vêpres Siciliennes, brown ink on cream paper with embossed borders, 126 x 202mm (slight splitting along folds, light soiling).
VERDI, Giuseppe (1813-1901). Autograph musical quotation signed and dated ('Rimini 25 Maggio 1857), nine bars on three staves comprising the opening of Henri's aria 'La brise souffle au loin' from Act V of Les Vêpres Siciliennes, brown ink on cream paper with embossed borders, 126 x 202mm (slight splitting along folds, light soiling).

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VERDI, Giuseppe (1813-1901). Autograph musical quotation signed and dated ('Rimini 25 Maggio 1857), nine bars on three staves comprising the opening of Henri's aria 'La brise souffle au loin' from Act V of Les Vêpres Siciliennes, brown ink on cream paper with embossed borders, 126 x 202mm (slight splitting along folds, light soiling).

Verdi may have been in Rimini as a preliminary to the premiere of his opera Aroldo, which took place there in the Teatro Nuovo on 16 August 1857.
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