Giacomo Puccini Signed Photograph.

Signed Photograph of Composer Giacomo Puccini To Composer Alberto Williams

Giacomo Puccini Signed Photograph.

PUCCINI, Giacomo.

Item Number: 51014

Photograph signed and inscribed and dated in 1905 by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini to Argentine composer, conductor, and pianist Alberto Williams. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 13 inches by 18 inches. An exceptional piece with noted provenance.

Giacomo Puccini has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi" (Ravenni and Girardi). While his early work was rooted in traditional late-19th-century romantic Italian opera, he successfully developed his work in the realistic verismo style, of which he became one of the leading exponents.

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