Napoleon was faced with an uprising in Saint-Domingue (present-day Republic of Haiti) where an expeditionary force under his brother-in-law Charles... Read more
On June 9, the Gaspee attempted to stop and search the Hannah, a small trader from Newport bound for Providence. The captain of the Hannah,... Read more
The new archbishop, Count Colloredo (from April 1772) had different ideas on music than his predecessor Schrattenbach and, in particular, its... Read more
Lucio Silla, K. 135, is an Italian opera in three acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The libretto was written by Giovanni de Gamerra.
It... Read more