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  1. A·mil·ca·re [ah-meel-kah-re] /ɑˈmil kɑ rɛ/, 1834–86, Italian composer.
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  • He studied under Ponchielli at the Conservatory in his native city.

    The Complete Opera Book

    Gustav Kobb

  • Morning after the bazaar dance when May's band played Ponchielli's dance of the hours.


    James Joyce

  • Of them all Ponchielli owed him most; his best opera is La Gioconda.

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    Caroline French Benton

  • These two, who may be linked up with reason with Boto and Ponchielli, present many features of resemblance.

    Giacomo Puccini

    Wakeling Dry

  • In front of it is a statue of the composer Amilcare Ponchielli, who was a native of Cremona.