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      Carl's Morning Quiz: Giuseppe Verdi had been retired from composing for almost 16 years before he was persuaded to come out of retirement and write his last two operas--Otello and Falstaff, both based on Shakespeare. Otello had its premiere at La Scala on this date in 1887. What had been Verdiís last opera before writing the last two in his later years? Answer >>

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