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Bohème, La(i) (‘Bohemian Life’)locked

  • Julian Budden


Opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini to a libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica after Henry Murger ’s novel Scènes de la vie de bohème; Turin, Teatro Regio, 1 February 1896.

Puccini’s intention to base an opera on Murger’s picaresque novel appears to date from the winter of ...

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