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Puccini, Giacomo

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Italian composer, born in 1858 and died 1924.

Best known for his operas, "La Bohème", "Tosca", "Madame Butterfly", and "Turandot"; some of his arias have passed over into popular culture - such as "Nessun dorma" from Turandot.
  • American Center for Puccini Studies

    Specializes in presenting neglected or unknown Puccini pieces to the public. Includes a profile of the company and its key members, and details of their current season.

  • Puccini e la sua Lucca International Festival

    A permanent festival celebrating Puccini and his music held in Lucca, Italy, the town of his birth; includes an events diary, ticket details and visitor information, with background on the composer.

  • Puccini Festival Foundation

    Organizes an annual open air festival at Torre del Lago, near Viareggio; includes information about their program, tickets, a profile of the composer, and a guide to the area.

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