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Pietro Mascagni
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Composer
    (December 7, 1863-August 2, 1945)
    Wrote ‘Cavalleria Rusticana (1890)’ and ‘L’Amico Fritz (1891)
    Wrote in the 'verismo' style
    He dropped out of music school.
    He was a one-hit wonder.
    Although he wrote more than 15 operas, ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’ is the only one still regularly performed.
    When people started calling him ‘the next Verdi,’ George Bernard Shaw wrote a long, bitchy article saying he wasn’t.
    Giacomo Puccini found his wife obnoxious.
    He became the official composer of Fascist Italy.
    He had big hair.
    His mother died when he was a little boy.
    His father wanted him to be a lawyer, and he had to study music secretly.
    He was poor for a long time, and had to live on one plate of pasta per day.
    ‘Cavelleria Rusticana’ was an overnight success.
    It was such a hit that people were said to have ‘Mascagnitis.’
    The opera is still very popular today.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro


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