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Puccini

[poo-chee-nee; Italian poot-chee-nee]
noun
  1. Gia·co·mo [jah-kaw-maw] /ˈdʒɑ kɔ mɔ/, 1858–1924, Italian operatic composer.
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Historical Examples of puccini

  • At the last moment they had had to find a substitute for her part in the Puccini opera.

    The Place of Honeymoons

    Harold MacGrath

  • Again Puccini employs a Japanese melody (the "vigil" theme).

  • But, as we shall see, the path to fame did not immediately open to Puccini.

    Giacomo Puccini

    Wakeling Dry

  • Puccini kept a diary, which he called "Bohemian Life," in 1881.

    Giacomo Puccini

    Wakeling Dry

  • But Puccini told me, when last I saw him, that so far he had only spent a week-end in it.

    Giacomo Puccini

    Wakeling Dry


British Dictionary definitions for puccini

Puccini

noun
  1. Giacomo (ˈdʒaːkomo). 1858–1924, Italian operatic composer, noted for the dramatic realism of his operas, which include Manon Lescaut (1893), La Bohème (1896), Tosca (1900), and Madame Butterfly (1904)
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