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Tosca
Late-romantic opera

Tosca (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtoska; ˈtɔska]) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It premiered at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on 14 January 1900. The work, based on ...

Rozalie Hirs
Rozalie Hirs (Gouda, 7 April 1965) is a Dutch composer of contemporary classical music and a poet. Her poetry and music are lyrical as well as experimental. The principal concerns of her work are the adventure of listening, rea...
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Christian Sinding
Christian August Sinding (11 January 1856 – 3 December 1941) was a Norwegian composer. He is known for his lyrical works for piano, such as Frühlingsrauschen (Rustle of Spring, 1896). He was often compared to Edvard Grieg and r...
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Wolfram von Eschenbach
Wolfram von Eschenbach (c. 1160/80 – c. 1220) was a German knight and poet, regarded as one of the greatest epic poets of medieval German literature. As a Minnesinger, he also wrote lyric poetry.
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Meredith Willson
Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984), credited as Meredith Willson, was an American composer and playwright, best known for writing the book, music, and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man. He wr...
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Giovanni Battista Viotti
Giovanni Battista Viotti (12 May 1755 – 3 March 1824) was an Italian violinist whose virtuosity was famed and whose work as a composer featured a prominent violin and an appealing lyrical tunefulness. He was also a director of ...
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Bruno Maia
Bruno Maia began music studies at the age of 10, in 1982 in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.learning Music Theory with tutor Lisieaux, a lyrical soprano singer. He started playing bass guitar in Jazz style, and years later the double ba...
Rafael Núnez
Rafael Wenceslao Núñez Moledo was a Colombian author, lawyer, journalist and politician, who was elected president of Colombia in 1880 and in 1884. He also wrote the lyrics for the Colombian national anthem.
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Augusta Holmès
Augusta (Mary Anne) Holmès (18 December 1847 – 28 January 1903) was a French composer of Irish descent. At first she published under the pseudonym Hermann Zenta. She herself wrote the lyrics to almost all her songs and oratorio...
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Alban Berg
Alban Maria Johannes Berg (/ˈɑːlbɑːn bɛrɡ/; German: [ˈbɛɐ̯k]; February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer of the Second Viennese School. His compositional style combined Romantic lyricism with twelve-tone tech...
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Dominick Argento
Dominick Argento (October 27, 1927 – February 20, 2019) was an American composer known for his lyric operatic and choral music. Among his best known pieces are the operas Postcard from Morocco, Miss Havisham's Fire, The Masque ...
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Walther von der Vogelweide
Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170 – c. 1230) is the most celebrated Middle High German lyric poet. He wrote primarily in the Minnesang tradition, but also wrote other poems in other genres. He is known for his innovative and ...
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Andrea Chénier
Late-romantic opera

Andrea Chénier is a verismo opera in four acts by the composer Umberto Giordano, set to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica. It premiered on 28 March 1896 at La Scala, Milan. The opera's story is loosely based on the ...

Gianni Schicchi
20th century opera from 1918

Gianni Schicchi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒanni ˈskikki]) is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano, composed in 1917–18. The libretto is based on an incident mentioned in Dante's Divine Comedy. The work ...

Yevgeny Onegin
Romantic opera from 1878

Eugene Onegin (Russian: Евгений Онегин, Yevgény Onégin), Op. 24, is an opera ("lyrical scenes") in 3 acts (7 scenes), composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto, organised by the composer and Konstantin Shilovsky, very closely follows certain passages in Alexander ...

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