Who wrote L Orfeo?

Who wrote the Baroque opera Orfeo?

Claudio Monteverdi

L’Orfeo (SV 318) (Italian pronunciation: [lorˈfɛːo]), sometimes called La favola d’Orfeo [la ˈfaːvola dorˈfɛːo], is a late Renaissance/early Baroque favola in musica, or opera, by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio.

Who was the first woman to compose an opera?

Francesca Caccini’s

Francesca Caccini’s opera La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina is performed in Florence. It is the first opera composed by a woman.

Which composer wrote an opera based on the story of Orpheus and Eurydice?

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Orfeo ed Euridice (French: Orphée et Eurydice; English: Orpheus and Eurydice) is an opera composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck, based on the myth of Orpheus and set to a libretto by Ranieri de’ Calzabigi.