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Puccini, (1858-1924), Composer

Born Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini at Lucca, Italy, on December 22, 1858 he is best known by the name Puccini, and is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Puccini died in Brussels, Belgium on November 29, 1924.

Puccini's major operas include:

  • Manon Lescaut, first produced in Turin in 1893.
  • La Boheme, Turin, 1896.
  • Tosca, Rome, 1900.
  • Madame Butterfly, La Scala, 1904.
  • La fanciulla del West, Metropolitan Opera, NY, 1910.
  • La rondine, Monte Carlo, 1917.
  • Il trittico[?] (Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi), Metropolitan Opera, NY, 1918.
  • Turandot, unfinished at death 1923(?).

Complete list:

  • Le Villi (1884-05-31 Teatro dal Verme, Milan)
  • Le Villi [rev] (1884-12-26 Teatro Regio, Turin)
  • Edgar (1889-04-21 Teatro alla Scala, Milan)
  • Edgar [rev] (1892-02-28 Teatro Communale, Ferrara)
  • Manon Lescaut (1893-02-01 Teatro Regio, Turin)
  • La bohčme (1896-02-01 Teatro Regio, Turin)
  • Tosca (1900-01-14 Teatro Costanzi, Rome)
  • Madama Butterfly (1904-02-17 Teatro alla Scala, Milan)
  • Madama Butterfly [rev] (1904-05-28 Teatro Grande, Brescia)
  • Edgar [rev 2] (1905-07-08 Teatro Colón?, Buenos Aires)
  • Madama Butterfly [rev 2] (1905-07-10 Covent Garden, London)
  • Madama Butterfly [rev 3] (1905-12-28 Opéra Comique, Paris)
  • La fanciulla del West (1910-12-10 Metropolitan Opera, New York)
  • La rondine (1917-03-27 Opéra, Monte Carlo)
  • Il trittico (1918-12-14 Metropolitan Opera, New York):
  • Il tabarro
  • Suor Angelica
  • Gianni Schicchi
  • Turandot (1926-04-25 Teatro alla Scala, Milan)



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