Synopsis by Cecilia Cygnar
Composer of some of the world's most beloved operas, Puccini's work comes alive in this documentary. With a life as tragic as some of his operas, you will understand what compelled this famed musician to write works filled with such pain and pleasure. Also, meet the women who sparked some of the passion within Puccini, which he translated into music. Covering all aspects of Puccini's creative life, this documentary includes details from the tragic scandal that almost ruined this composer's illustrious career. This video features several excerpts from operas with internationally acclaimed singers, including Antonietta Stella, Beniamino Gigli, Giulio Neri, and Rosanna Carteri.
career-retrospective, composer, Italian [nationality], life-story, musician, opera, passion, scandal, women