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Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Puccini
Born: Dec 22, 1858 in Lucca, Italy
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Died: Nov 29, 1924 in Brussels, Belgium
Genre: Classical
Biography: The last of the great line of Italian repertoire opera composers was fully named Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (II), of a line of composers who had long been active in Lucca, Italy. When his father, organist and choirmaster of the San Martino church there, died, Giacomo was only ...Read full biography
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