[poo-chee-nee; Italian poot-chee-nee]
- Gia·co·mo [jah-kaw-maw] /ˈdʒɑ kɔ mɔ/, 1858–1924, Italian operatic composer.
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Examples from the Web for puccini
At the last moment they had had to find a substitute for her part in the Puccini opera.The Place of Honeymoons
Again Puccini employs a Japanese melody (the "vigil" theme).The Complete Opera Book
Puccini kept a diary, which he called "Bohemian Life," in 1881.
It is difficult to get from Puccini any particulars of his ideas and aims.
One29 statement at least was very characteristic of Puccini.
- 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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