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Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

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Born: 1858 AD
Died: 1919 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Composers

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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.

 

 

 


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