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29/11/1924 Giacomo Puccini dies

Giacomo Puccini was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi". Puccini died in Brussels from complications after the treatment of his throat cancer; uncontrolled bleeding led to a heart attack the day after surgery.


  • Essentials 

  • Music composed 

  • Personal 

  • Family and education 

  • Early career and first operas 

  • Middle career 

  • Later works 

  • Puccini and his librettists 

  • Puccini at Torre del Lago 

  • Marriage and affairs 

  • Politics 

  • Death 

  • Style and critical reception 

  • Works