Giacomo PucciniItalian composer. Born 22 December 1858. Died 29 November 1924
Giacomo Puccini Biography (Wikipedia)
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 – 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Puccini's early work was rooted in traditional late-19th-century romantic Italian opera. Later, he successfully developed his work in the realistic verismo style, of which he became one of the leading exponents.
Puccini's most renowned works are La bohème (1896), Tosca (1900), Madama Butterfly (1904), and Turandot (1924), all of which are among the important operas played as standards.
- Puccini: Il Tabarrohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05httzm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05httzm.jpg2017-10-21T11:37:00.000ZBuilding a Library surveys available recordings of Puccini's opera Il Tabarro.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05kkcg4
Puccini: Il Tabarro
- Puccinihttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kghn1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kghn1.jpg2017-10-20T12:00:00.000ZDonald Macleod, in conversation with Sir Antonio Pappanohttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05kgfpl
- "And I have never loved life so much!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kgm6l.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kgm6l.jpg2017-10-20T11:08:00.000ZAwaiting his execution, Cavaradossi sings heartrendingly of his love for Tosca.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05kgl26
"And I have never loved life so much!"
- Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020mvf5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020mvf5.jpg2014-06-09T12:28:00.000ZAdored by some, hated by others, regardless of any opinion, these days Puccini's operas are repertory mainstays. Donald Macleod explores the composer's life and work.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p020mvf6
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
- Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016v9dt.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016v9dt.jpg2013-04-05T12:15:00.000ZDonald Macleod explores the life and work of Giacomo Puccinihttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p016v9hj
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
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