Giocomo Puccini

Italy…lived 1858 to 1924…famous for operas such as: La Boheme, Tosca, Madame
Butterfly
, others…as boy, did not like music; father put gold coins on family’s piano keys
so little Giacomo would play appropriate notes….worked, and rest is history…rakish dresser;
matching shirt, scarf, and beret, with yellow boots, fast car…Goulding rank, #23.

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Puccini…Opera…1904…Madame Butterfly: Un bel di Vedremo ,“One fine, clear day,
we shall see ”…refers to awaited return of ship of Madame Butterfly’s American husband,
Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton.