Giacomo Puccini


SC69, S. 69

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Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) had composed four operas before officially taking up his pen with Tosca in 1895. After the poor reception of Puccini's first two operas, Le villi and Edgar, Manon Lescaut brought him considerable fame and financial success, and La Bohème was popularly (although not always critically) well re... read more