• WordNet 3.6
    • n Puccini Italian operatic composer noted for the dramatic realism of his operas (1858-1924)
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In literature:

PUCCINI, Giacomo, maker of tunes and curtain calls.
"Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date" by Anonymous
Puccini plucked with a bolder hand, as indeed he might, for he is an incomparably greater adept in the art of making musical nosegays.
"A Second Book of Operas" by Henry Edward Krehbiel
It is only my personal estimate of Puccini as a composer.
"Vocal Mastery" by Harriette Brower
The most important of the younger men is Giacomo Puccini, a composer who during the last decade has come to the front in a decisive manner.
"The Opera" by R.A. Streatfeild
Federigo Tozzi; Mario Puccini.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
Not so long ago I tried to induce him to write some new Old Fogy sketches, nominating Puccini, Strawinsky, Schoenberg, Korngold, Elgar.
"A Book of Prefaces" by H. L. Mencken
It seems to have been a superb stroke of fortune for us that Caruso should have come along contemporaneously with Puccini.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
Giacomo Puccini 475 Fledermaus .
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
At the last moment they had had to find a substitute for her part in the Puccini opera.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
Puccini's opera "La Boheme" presented in San Francisco, Cal., by the Royal Italian Opera Company.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee

In news:

Puccini 's 'Turandot' will open 2011 San Diego Opera season.
"Suor Angelica" by Puccini .
A Soprano's Hat Trick: Puccini Triple Bill.
Patricia Racette, who is tackling three Puccini roles in "Il Trittico" at the Metropolitan Opera, calls the project "a challenge to your invention and concentration.".
New Orleans Opera Opens with Puccini 's "Manon".
Puccini With a Sprinkling of Woody Allen Whimsy.
Opera North staged performances of Puccini 's Madama Butterfly and Mozart's The Magic Flute this year.
Beethoven, Puccini AND Rodney Dangerfield.
Son of Michele Puccini and fifth in a line of composers from Lucca.
Puccini's "Tosca" reaching an outdoor audience in August as part of the Metropolitan Opera's 2010 Summer HD Festival.
Of Denver, performing Puccini's "Suor Angelica".
Puccini With a Sprinkling of Woody Allen Whimsy.
Syracuse Opera to present Puccini's ' Tosca ' Friday, Saturday at John H Mulroy Civic Center.
General Director David Roth hosts the stars of the production as they perform highlights from Puccini's Tosca .
Soprano Carter Scott reprised her 2005 role as Floria Tosca in Fort Worth Opera's spellbinding new production of the Puccini classic.