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Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

Born: 1858 AD
Died: 1919 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Composers

1857 – Born on the 23rd of April is a Italian opera composer.


Educated at the Conservatorio San Pietro a Majella in his native city, Naples.


1892 – He produced Pagliacci was performed in Milan with immediate success.


1896 – I Medici was produced in Milan, but neither it nor Chatterton.


Many considered him the greatest Italian librettist of his time after Boito.