Ruggiero Leoncavallo

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero (rōd-jāˈrō lāˌōnkävälˈlō) [key], 1857–1919, Italian composer. The opera Pagliacci (1892), his one outstanding success, is a classic example of Italian verismo, or realism. Of his numerous other operas, only Zazà (1900) had moderate success.

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