[ le-awn-kah-vahl-law ]

  1. Rug·gie·ro [rood-je-raw], /rudˈdʒɛ rɔ/, 1858–1919, Italian operatic composer and librettist.

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How to use Leoncavallo in a sentence

  • Did you ever hear of Leoncavallo, Verdi, or that there is such a thing as a Russian composer?

    Stover at Yale | Owen Johnson
  • Leoncavallo set the same story to music, writing the book himself.

    Giacomo Puccini | Wakeling Dry
  • It was the first time that Lancaster had heard Leoncavallo's opera.

    Cape of Storms | Percival Pollard
  • Leoncavallo's music is conceived in a totally different mood from that of Puccini.

    The Opera | R.A. Streatfeild
  • Among the notable successes which have been first launched at this theatre is Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci.

    Giacomo Puccini | Wakeling Dry

British Dictionary definitions for Leoncavallo


/ (Italian leoŋkaˈvallo) /

  1. Ruggiero (rudˈdʒɛːro). 1858–1919, Italian composer of operas, notably I Pagliacci (1892)

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