Museo Teatrale alla Scala

A nineteenth-century depiction of the opera house in the Piazza della Scala

Theatrical museum and library attached to the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy.

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La Scala

Famous opera house in Milan, Italy.

Exterior of La Scala
The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, by night
A nineteenth-century depiction of the Teatro alla Scala
Interior of the opera house in 1900
The exterior of La Scala in 2005 after the 2002/04 renovations
The theatre's restored interior
Daniel Barenboim

The Museo Teatrale alla Scala (La Scala Theatre Museum), accessible from the theatre's foyer and a part of the house, contains a collection of paintings, drafts, statues, costumes, and other documents regarding La Scala's and opera history in general.

Renato Simoni

Italian journalist, playwright, writer and theatrical critic noted for his collaboration work with Giuseppe Adami for Giacomo Puccini's Turandot.

Renato Simoni and Emma Gramatica, 1930 ca.
Simoni's grave at the Monumental Cemetery of Milan, Italy

In 1952, Simoni donated 40,000 volumes of his writings and reviews to the Museum of La Scala and dedicated them to his mother, Livia.

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Museo Teatrale alla Scala, Milan

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Gaetano Melzi was also a passionate music lover: he corresponded with many musicians of his time (including: Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi), and left a voluminous correspondence, of considerable interest, currently kept at the Museo Teatrale alla Scala in Milan.

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The Museo Teatrale alla Scala is a museum devoted to theatrical and musical history with a particular emphasis on opera and on the Teatro della Scala to which it is attached.