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OVATIONS: Giacomo Puccini Biography

Born Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini, as it was Italian tradition to include the names of one’s grandfathers on the birth certificate, Puccini came from a long line of organists, composers and choir masters in Lucca, a small town in northern Italy. As a boy, Puccini was described as “lazy, slow, and a […]