Giacomo Puccini

Who is he really?

By: Valencia McDonald

Most Famous Work!!

  • LaBoheme
  • Madame Butterfly
  • Tosca

His life Story!!!

Born on December 22, 1858, Giacomo Puccini was the eldest of many boys in a musically gifted family whom lived in Lucca, Italy. When his father died Giacomo had to take his father's place as the church's organist. The theme in his most famous work was "He who has lived for love, has died for love." He almost died in a automobile accident but live to finish one of his masterpieces. He died November 29, 1924 after his throat Cancer treatment by a heart attack. He started the operatic tren twards realism with his popular works.

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