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Giacomo Puccini: Masters of Music By Wakeling Dry
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A big broad man, with a frank open countenance, dark kindly eyes of a lazy lustrous depth, and a shy retiring manner. Such is Giacomo Puccini, who is operatically the man of the moment. It was behind... More > the scenes during the autumn season of opera at Covent Garden in 1905 that I had the privilege of first meeting and talking with him, and about the last thing I could extract from him was anything about his music. While his reserve comes off like a mask when he is left to follow his own bent in conversation, one can readily understand why he adheres, and always has done, to his rule of never conducting his own works. One thing struck me as peculiarly characteristic about his nature and personality. The success of Madama Butterfly—for that was the work in progress on the stage as we passed out by way of the "wings" to the front of the house—was at the moment the talk of the town. Puccini was full, not of the success of his opera, but of the achievements of the artists who were interpreting it.< Less
Le Piccole Donne Di Puccini By Jan Watts
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This is a full length play about the life of Giacomo Puccini. It has a a cast of eight women with Puccini as a statue that comes to life. This statue could be a puppet or played by a woman. It is... More > set in a piazza in Lucca, Tuscany.< Less
Puccini & Tank, A Love Story plus other children short stories By David B. Rosten
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Puccini & Tank is a love story between two Old-English Sheepdogs. The other short stories include Cookie which is about two children making cookies on a rainy day. Swing is about a boy in the... More > park who gets stuck in a swing. The Goodbye Play is a stage play. The children prepare to graduate from elementary school. They share their lessons learned and their hopes for the future.< Less
Scenes de la vie de Boheme [French] By Henri Murger
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Louis-Henri Murger, also known as Henri Murger and Henry Murger... More > (27 March 1822 – 28 January 1861) was a French novelist and poet.He is chiefly distinguished as the author of Scènes de la vie de bohème, from his own experiences as a desperately poor writer living in a Parisian attic, and member of a loose club of friends who called themselves "the water drinkers" (because they were too poor to afford wine). In his writing he combines instinct with pathos, humour and sadness. The book is the basis for the operas La bohème (Puccini) and La bohème (Leoncavallo), and, at greater removes, the zarzuela Bohemios (Amadeu Vives), the operetta Das Veilchen vom Montmartre (Kálmán) and the Broadway musical Rent. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Murger< Less
Scenes de la vie de jeunesse Nouvelles [French] By Henri Murger
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Louis-Henri Murger, also known as Henri Murger and Henry Murger... More > (27 March 1822 – 28 January 1861) was a French novelist and poet.He is chiefly distinguished as the author of Scènes de la vie de bohème, from his own experiences as a desperately poor writer living in a Parisian attic, and member of a loose club of friends who called themselves "the water drinkers" (because they were too poor to afford wine). In his writing he combines instinct with pathos, humour and sadness. The book is the basis for the operas La bohème (Puccini) and La bohème (Leoncavallo), and, at greater removes, the zarzuela Bohemios (Amadeu Vives), the operetta Das Veilchen vom Montmartre (Kálmán) and the Broadway musical Rent. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Murger< Less
La Tosca: Drame en cinq actes [French] By Victorien Sardou
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Victorien Sardou (5 September 1831 – 8 November 1908) was a... More > French dramatist. He is best remembered today for his development, along with Eugène Scribe, of the well-made play. He also wrote several plays that were made into popular 19th-century operas such as La Tosca (1887) on which Giacomo Puccini's opera Tosca (1900) is based, and Fedora by Umberto Giordano, a work that popularized the fedora hat as well.Victorien was born in rue Beautreillis, Paris on 5 September 1831. The Sardous were settled at Le Cannet, a village near Cannes, where they owned an estate, planted with olive trees. A night's frost killed all the trees and the family was ruined. Victorien's father, Antoine Léandre Sardou, came to Paris in search of employment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorien_Sardou< Less

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