Share this entry

Share this page

Puccini, Giacomo

Line breaks: Gia|como Puc|cini
Pronunciation: /pʊˈtʃiːni
 
/

Definition of Puccini, Giacomo in English:

( 1858–1924), Italian composer. Puccini’s sense of the dramatic, gift for melody, and skilful use of the orchestra have contributed to his enduring popularity. Notable operas: La Bohème (1896), Tosca (1900), and Madama Butterfly (1904).

Definition of Puccini, Giacomo in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈSHpräkɡəˌf(y)o͞ol
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…