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Leoncavallo, Ruggero (b Naples, 23 April 1857; d Montecatini, 9 Aug. 1919). Italian composer and librettist. 

The Oxford Companion to Music
Denis ArnoldDenis Arnold, Roger ParkerRoger Parker

The son of a police official, he studied at the Naples Conservatory, graduating in 1876. He went on to study literature at Bologna University, attending lectures by the poet ... ...

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