- Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi"
|When did Giacomo Puccini die? / Died||29 November 1924|
Giacomo Puccini facts
- Puccini's early work was rooted in traditional late-19th-century romantic Italian opera
- Later, he successfully developed his work in the realistic verismo style, of which he became one of the leading exponents
- Puccini's most renowned works are La bohème (1896), Tosca (1900), and Madama Butterfly (1904), all of which are among the important operas played as standards