Today in History
George Bizet 1838: George Bizet
25.10.1838: George Bizet (†3.6.1875)
The French composer, George Bizet, Alexandre César Léopold al Bizet, was born in Paris on this day in 1838. After attending the Paris Conservatory, Bizet was awarded the Rome Prize in 1857. His early works "The Pearl Fishers" (1863) and "The Fair Maid of Perth" (1867), which were influenced by Gounod, Meyerbeer and Verdi, only brought him moderate success. And although Bizet’s opera Carmen, is one of the best-loved and most frequently staged operas today, its debut in Paris on March 3, 1875 was a flop. Greatly disheartened, 37-year-old Bizet died a short time later in Bougival.
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Classes began at a famous school of architecture in Germany on 25 October 1919. What is the school’s name?
  The International School
  The Gropius School of Architecture