Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini

  • Grand Duchy of Tuscany



Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1858/12/22 Albina Magi, wife of Michele Puccini, gives birth to a son, Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini, in Lucca, Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Born Puccini's Birthplace Lucca
1893/00/00 "Manon Lescaut " is released. Composer Manon Lescaut
1896/05/06 "La boheme" premieres at the Teatro la Fenice, Venice Composer La boheme Teatro La Fenice Venice
1900/00/00 "Tosca " is released. Composer Tosca
1900/05/00 Puccini enjoys David Belasco's "Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan". After the show, he embraces Belasco enthusiastically and begs to let him use 'Madame Butterfly' as an opera libretto. Patron Madam Butterfly (opera) Duke Of York's Theatre London
1904/02/17 "Madama Butterfly", an opera in two acts, premieres at La Scala in Milan featuring soprano Rosina Storchio, tenor Giovanni Zenatello and baritone Giuseppe De Luca in lead roles. Composer Madam Butterfly (opera) Teatro alla Scala Milan
1913/06/02 "The Rite of Spring" is performed for the second time. Audience Member The Rite of Spring Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Paris Paris
1918/00/00 "Gianni Schicchi " is released. Composer Gianni Schicchi
1924/11/05 Accompanied by his son, Antonio, Giacomo Puccini arrives at the private clinic of Dr Felix Sluys on Place de la Couronne, Ixelles, Brussels, which specializes in radio-therapies for cancer patients. Health Ixelles, BE Brussels-Capital Region
1924/11/13 It is a wonderful story. I did my best with it and the final duet will be the triumph of love on cruelty and death. It is the song of songs, a song that Liu had always sang: the song of love. I am convinced it is good but it is still not completed. - GP Composer Turandot
1924/11/24 After days of radiotherapy, Giacomo Puccini undergoes a three hours and 40 minute surgery at 13 (now Place Raymond Blyckaerts) to remove cancer in his throat. He is fed with chilled champagne through his nose. Health
1924/11/28 Giacomo's son, Antonio sends a telegram to the family at Torre del Lago: Very good news, all is going well. Health
1924/11/29 Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini dies in Brussels from a heart attack. Died
1924/12/01 Papal Nuncio Mons Micara celebrates a funeral for Puccini in the Church of Ste Marie, 3 km from the clinic. Mme Laure Berge sings Gounod's "Ave Maria". Puccini's coffin will be escorted to Gare du Nord (lost) where a special train will take it to Italy. In memoriam
1924/12/03 A funeral service for Giacomo Puccini is held in the Cathedral in Milan in the presence of a great assemblage of mourners. Despite the rain, an impressive funeral procession moves down a route draped with black to the cemetery. In memoriam Duomo di Milano Milan
1926/04/25 "Turandot", an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, premiere at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan conducted by Arturo Toscanini. Composer Turandot Teatro alla Scala Milan

6 Creative Works by Giacomo Puccini »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Manon Lescaut Composer Opera 1893/00/00
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
La boheme Composer Opera 1896/05/06
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
Tosca Composer Opera 1900/00/00
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
Madam Butterfly (opera) Composer Opera 1904/02/17
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
Gianni Schicchi Composer Opera 1918/00/00
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
Turandot Composer Opera 1926/04/25
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die

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