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Luigi Illica

1857-1919 IT, Castell'Arquato
Composer of Classical and Soundtrack

Luigi Illica (9 May 1857 – 16 December 1919) was an Italian librettist who wrote for Giacomo Puccini (usually with Giuseppe Giacosa), Alfredo Catalani, Umberto Giordano, Baron Alberto Franchetti and other important Italian composers. His most famous opera librettos are those for La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly and Andrea Chénier.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
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Tosca, S. 69, Tosca, Act II: Vissi d'arte on Opera Gala by Various Artists, Eri Klas, Peter Schreier, Aleksandrs Vilumanis, Leif Segerstam & Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Manon Lescaut, Act IV: Sola, perduta, abbandonata on Opera Arias - Mozart, W.A. / Rossini, G. / Donizetti, G. / Verdi, G. / Puccini, G. / Gounod, C.-F. / Offenbach, J. / Wagner, R. by Various Artists, Marcello Viotti, Marcus Creed, Michail Angelov, Lamberto Gardelli, Rouslan Raichev, Pinchas Steinberg & Andras Korodi
Andrea Chénier, Andrea Chenier, Act III: Nemico della Patria?! on Opera Gala by Various Artists, Eri Klas, Peter Schreier, Aleksandrs Vilumanis, Leif Segerstam & Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Madama Butterfly, Act II: Un bel di, vedremo on Opera Arias - Mozart, W.A. / Rossini, G. / Donizetti, G. / Verdi, G. / Puccini, G. / Gounod, C.-F. / Offenbach, J. / Wagner, R. by Various Artists, Marcello Viotti, Marcus Creed, Michail Angelov, Lamberto Gardelli, Rouslan Raichev, Pinchas Steinberg & Andras Korodi

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Andrea ChenierUmberto Giordano, Luigi Illica, Orchestra La Scala2001Album
Madama ButterflyGiacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica, Teatro Alla Scala1989Album
La Boheme excerptsGiacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica, Giovanni Zenatello, Giuseppe Mario Sammarco, Gino Martinez Patti, Francesco Maria Bonini, Antonio Magini-Coletti, Oreste Luppi, Enrico Caruso, Nellie Melba, Geraldine Farrar, Antonio Scotti, Nazzareno de Angelis, Linda Cannetti1962Compil.
“Addio Fiorito Asil” - (Atto 3.o) Madama Butterfly / “Ah! Non V'Avvicinate!...” - (Atto 3.o) Manon LescautGiacomo Lauri-Volpi, Luigi Borgonovo, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Giacomo Puccini, Luigi Illica, Giuseppe Giacosa, Franco Ghione1934Album
La Boheme: An Opera In Four Acts, Volume IIGiacomo Puccini With Italian Libretto By Giuseppe Giacosa And Luigi Illica English Version By William Grist And Percy Pinkerton, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Conducted By Umberto BerrettoniAlbum
La Boheme: An Opera In Four Acts, Volume IGiacomo Puccini With Italian Libretto By Giuseppe Giacosa And Luigi Illica English Version By William Grist And Percy Pinkerton, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Conducted By Umberto BerrettoniAlbum
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