Giacomo Puccini : E lucevan le stelle from Tosca


Giacomo Puccini : E lucevan le stelle from Tosca

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About 'E lucevan le stelle from Tosca'

Artist: Puccini, Giacomo (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:1858 , Lucca
Died:1924 , Brussels
The Artist:Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 - November 29, 1924) is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century. His operas include including Madame Butterfly and La Boheme.
Composed:1900
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"E lucevan le stelle" ("And the stars were shining") is a romanza from the third act of Giacomo Puccini's opera Tosca, composed in 1900 to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It is sung by Mario Cavaradossi (tenor), a painter in love with the singer Tosca, while he waits for his execution on the roof of Castel Sant'Angelo.


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