Pietro Mascagni [1863-1945] — Marina Kanavaki

On this day, December 7, 1863 Italian composer Pietro Mascagni was born in Livorno, Tuscany, Italy A composer primarily known for his operas. His masterpiece, Cavalleria Rusticana, caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. While it was often held that Mascagni, like […]

Pietro Mascagni [1863-1945] — Marina Kanavaki

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