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Casa di Riposo per Musicisti Giuseppe Verdi, Milan

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Architectural Building Historic Site
The Casa di Riposo per Musicisti is a home for retired opera singers and musicians in Milan, northern Italy, founded by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. The building was designed in the neo-Gothic style by Italian architect, Camillo Boito. Both Verdi and his wife, Giuseppina Strepponi are buried there. A documentary film about life in the Casa di Riposo, Il Bacio di Tosca (Tosca's Kiss in the US), was made in 1984 by the Swiss director Daniel Schmid.
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  • it is easy to get to Casa Verdi - it is next to the Buonarotti metro stop. Access to the lovely garden and the tombs is free - just ask the person at the entrance.  more »
  • My travel guide didn't mention much of anything regarding this place, and yet, as an opera lover, it was unthinkable that I come to Milan and not pay my respects at Verdi's grave. I went in the mornin...  more »
  • When I arrived I was offered the option to view the gravesite and also being a given a tour of some of the highlights in the house. One thing to keep in mind is this is basically a retirement home for...  more »
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  • I love going there. Thursday afternoon there are concerts by the students of the Conservatory. Is a parallel world. Culture and refinement while outside is raging the chaotic traffic and bustle caciarone in Milan.
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  • A cool place to visit to understand the master's life.
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  • Thanks to Giuseppe Verdi, who founded this retirement home for musicians in need.
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  • Used primarily as a rest house, at certain times of the week you can go to visit the tomb of Giuseppe Verdi. The only flaw is that they use volunteers do at the expense of staff hired and paid.
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  • MHA, who do you think you stand in five hundred?
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