Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924)


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Italian composer, one of the greatest exponents of operatic realism, who virtually brought the history of Italian opera to an end. His mature operas include "La Bohème" (1896), "Tosca" (1900), "Madama Butterfly" (1904), and "Turandot" left incomplete. See full bio »

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(age 65) in Brussels, Belgium

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Known For

The Island Soundtrack
(2005)
Deep Impact Soundtrack
(1998)
Quantum of Solace Soundtrack
(2008)
Man on Fire Soundtrack
(2004)

Filmography

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  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (music by - 18 episodes, 2007 - 2019) (music - 1 episode, 2022)
- Puccini: Turandot (2022) ... (music)
- Puccini: Madama Butterfly (2019) ... (music by)
- Puccini: Turandot (2019) ... (music by)
- Puccini: La Fanciulla del West (2018) ... (music by)
- Puccini: La Bohème (2018) ... (music by)
 2022 Puccini: Manon Lescaut (Video) (music)
 2021 The Football Monologues (music)
 2021 Puccini: Tosca (Video) (music)
 2021 Puccini: La Bohème (Video) (music)
 2020 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2020 Madama Butterfly (Video)
 2020 La bohème (TV Movie) (music)
 2020 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 2020 Gianni Schicchi (Video) (music)
 2020 Tosca (Video) (music)
 2020 Puccini: Turandot (Video) (music)
 2019 La bohème (TV Movie)
 2019 Puccini: Le Villi (Video) (music)
 2019 Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 2019/II Puccini: Madama Butterfly (Video) (music)
 2019/I Puccini: Madama Butterfly (Video) (music)
 2018 Maria Callas, une vie d'opéra (TV Movie)
 2018 Le villi (Video) (music)
 2018 Puccini: Turandot (Video) (music)
 2018 Puccini: La bohème (Video) (music)
 2018 Puccini: La Fanciulla del West (Video) (music)
 2018 Madama Butterfly (music composed by)
 2018 Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 2018 Peg+Cat (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 2017/I Puccini: La Bohème (Video) (music)
 2017 Puccini: Tosca (Video) (music by)
 2017/II Puccini: La Bohème (Video) (music)
 2017 Puccini: Turandot (Video) (music)
 2016 La bohème (TV Movie) (music)
 2016/I Puccini: La Bohème (Video) (music)
 2016/I Puccini: Turandot (Video) (music)
 2016/II Puccini: La Bohème (Video) (music)
 2016/II Puccini: Turandot (Video) (music)
 2015 Puccini: La rondine (Video) (music)
 2015 Puccini: Tosca (Video) (music)
 2015 Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (opera by)
 2015 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 2015 Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 2015 Breathe Umphefumlo (music: "La bohème")
 2015 The Singer
 2014 Puccini: Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
 2014 Puccini: Tosca (Video) (music)
 2014 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 2014 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2014 Gintberg på kanten (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Det Kongelige Teater (2014) ... (music)
 2013 Joseph Calleja: A Tribute to Mario Lanza (Video) (songs: La Tregenda from Le Villi; "Recondita armonia" from Tosca; "E lucevan le stelle" from Tosca)
 2013 La Fanciulla del West (TV Movie) (music by)
  Il trittico (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 2012) (music by - 1 episode, 2012)
- Gianni Schicchi (2012) ... (music)
- Soeur Angelica (2012) ... (music)
- Il tabarro (2012) ... (music by)
 2012 La Fanciulla del West (TV Movie) (music by)
 2012 Turandot (music by)
 2012 La Bohème, Oper in vier Bildern (TV Movie) (music by)
 2012 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by: Opéra en trois actes)
 2012 Madam Butterfly (music by)
 2012 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 2011 Opera on Ice (Video) (music)
 2011 Opera Australia: La Boheme (music by)
 2011 La Boheme (music)
 2010 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2010 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 2010 Bravo Pavarotti (Video) (music)
 2010 La Bohème (music by)
 2010 Madama Butterfly (music by)
 2009 Il trittico (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Gianni Schicchi (2009) ... (music by)
 2009 Il Trittico (music by)
 2009 La fanciulla del west (TV Movie) (composer: Opera in Three Acts)
 2009 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Tosca (Video) (music)
 2009/II Tosca (music by)
 2009/I Tosca (Short) (music by)
 2009 'La bohème' im Hochhaus (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 La Rondine (music by)
 2009/I La Bohème (music by)
 2009 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Puccini (TV Movie) (music: selected from works)
 2008 Edgar - dramma lirico in quattro atti (TV Movie) (music by)
 2008 Italians and Other Strangers (Video) (music)
 2008 La Bohème (music by)
 2008 La Rondine (TV Movie) (music by)
 2007 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
 2007 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2007 Trittico (TV Series) (music by)
 2006 La bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 In Rehearsal: A New Butterfly for the Met (TV Movie documentary) (music: from "Madama Butterfly")
 2006 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 Puccini: Turandot (Video) (music)
 2005 The Miserly Knight/Gianni Schicchi (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Gianni Schicchi (2005) ... (music)
 2005 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
 2005 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 2005 La fanciulla del West (TV Movie) (music by)
 2005 Puccini: Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004 Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004/I Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004 Edgar (Video) (music by)
 2004 Le Villi (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004/II Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2003 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 2003 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 2003 Outback Opera (TV Movie documentary) (music by: opera - La Boheme)
 2002 La bohème (TV Movie) (music)
 2002 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 2002 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 2002 Prom at the Palace (TV Special documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2001 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2001 Tosca (music by)
 1981-2001 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (music by - 5 episodes)
- New York City Opera: La Boheme (2001) ... (music by)
- New York City Opera: Tosca (2000) ... (music by)
- New York City Opera: La Rondine (1985) ... (music by)
- New York City Opera: Madama Butterfly (1982) ... (music by)
 2000/I Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 2000 Boheme (TV Movie) (music by: "La bohème")
 2000 The Turandot Project (Documentary) (music: from "Turandot")
 2000 Tosca: A Tale of Love and Torture (TV Movie documentary) (music: from "Tosca")
 2000/II Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 1990-1999 Police Call 110 (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Mordsfreunde (1999) ... (music: from "Tosca" - uncredited)
- Der Tod des Pelikans (1990) ... (music: from "Madama Butterfly" - uncredited)
 1994-1999 Great Performances (TV Series) (music by - 3 episodes)
- La bohème (1994) ... (music by)
- Turandot (1994) ... (music by)
 1998 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 1998 La rondine (TV Movie) (music by)
 1998 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 1998 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 1998 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
 1997 Great Composers (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Giacomo Puccini 1858 - 1924 (1997) ... (music: selected from the works of)
 1997 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 1997 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
 1996 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music)
 1995 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 1995 Madame Butterfly (music by)
 1995 Das geschriebene Gesicht (Documentary) (music: from "Madama Butterfly")
 1995 Operavox (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Turandot (1995) ... (music by)
 1977-1994 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (music by - 8 episodes)
- Il Tabarro/Pagliacci (1994) ... (music by: "Il tabarro")
- La fanciulla del West (1992) ... (music by)
- Tosca (1985) ... (music by)
- La Bohème (1982) ... (music by)
- Il trittico (1981) ... (music by: "Il tabrro", "Suor Angelica" and "Gianni Schicchi")
 1993 Butterfly: The European Myth of the Oriental Woman (TV Movie documentary) (music)
  Musical TV Theater (TV Series) (stock music - 2 episodes, 1981 - 1992) (music by - 2 episodes, 1975 - 1985)
- Bohémélet (1992) ... (stock music)
- Angelica növér (1985) ... (music by)
- A köpeny (1981) ... (stock music)
- Gianni Schicchi (1975) ... (music by)
 1991 La fanciulla del West (TV Movie) (music by)
 1990 Il maestro (music: from "Madama Butterfly")
 1990 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 1988 La bohème (TV Movie) (music)
 1988 La Boheme (TV Movie) (music by)
 1988 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 1988 La Bohème (music by)
 1987 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 1986 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 1986 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 1985 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
 1984 Puccini (TV Movie) (music by)
 1984 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 1984 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 1983 Il trittico (TV Series) (music by - 3 episodes)
- Gianni Schicchi (1983) ... (music by)
- Suor Angelica (1983) ... (music by)
- Il tabarro (1983) ... (music by)
 1983 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 1983 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
 1983/III Turandot (TV Movie)
 1983/I Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 1983 Vozvrashchenie Batterflyay (music by)
 1982 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 1982 La fanciulla del West (TV Movie) (music by)
 1982 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (opera by)
 1982 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 1982 La bohème (Video) (music by)
 1982 Price/Horne Met Gala Concert (TV Special) (music: "Chil il bel sogno" from "La rondine") / (music: "Flower Duet" from "Madama Butterfly")
 1981 Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 1981 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 1981 Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (music by)
 1981 La Tosca (TV Movie) (music by: "Tosca")
 1980 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 1980 Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 1980 Jean-Pierre Ponnelle or The Warpath (TV Movie documentary) (music: film clips)
 1979 La bohème (TV Movie) (music by)
 1977 La Fanciulla del West (TV Movie) (music by)
 1976 Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 1975 The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Gianni Schicchi (1975) ... (music by)
 1975 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 1972 Music on 2 (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Gianni Schicchi (1972) ... (music by - as Puccini)
 1972 NET Opera Theater (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- La Rondine (1972) ... (music by)
 1965-1969 Prestige de la musique (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Verdi, Puccini (1969) ... (music)
- Felicia Weathers (I) (1968) ... (music)
- Rita Streich (1968) ... (music)
- Puccini, Verdi (1965) ... (music)
 1966 Le miroir à trois faces: Madame Butterfly (TV Movie) (music: "Madama Butterfly" - version lyrique)
 1966 La Bohème (TV Movie) (music by - as Puccini)
 1965 Opernführer (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Madame Butterfly von Giacomo Puccini (1965) ... (music by)
 1965 Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 1965 Madame Butterfly (TV Movie) (music by)
 1965 Le miroir à trois faces: La vie de bohème (TV Movie) (music: "La bohème" - version lyrique)
 1965 La Bohème (music by)
 1965 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 1964 Le miroir à trois faces: La Tosca (TV Movie) (music - version lyrique)
 1964 Ocho estrellas en busca del amor (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Madame Butterfly (1964) ... (music by)
 1963 Kageki 'Seibu no musume' Zen 3 maku (TV Movie) (music by)
 1962 La Bohème (TV Movie)
 1961/I Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (music by)
 1961/II Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 1961/I Tosca (TV Movie) (music by)
 1961/II Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (music by)
 1960 Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (music by)
 1960 La vie de bohème (TV Movie) (music by: "La bohème" - as Puccini)
 1959 Gianni Schicchi (TV Movie) (music by)
 1959 Schwester Angelica (TV Movie) (music by)
 1959 The Cloak (TV Movie) (music by)
 1958 Tosca (TV Special) (music)
  Folio (TV Series) (music by - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (music - 1 episode, 1956)
- Tosca (1958) ... (music by)
- Gianni Schicchi (1956) ... (music)
- La Boheme (1955) ... (music by)
 1958 Turandot (TV Movie) (music by)
 1957 Madam Butterfly (TV Movie) (music: opera "Madama Butterfly")
 1956 Madama Butterfly (TV Movie) (music)
 1956 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (music by)
  NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series) (music - 6 episodes, 1950 - 1954) (music by - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1956)
- La Boheme (1956) ... (music by)
- Madama Butterfly (1955) ... (music by)
- Tosca (1955) ... (music by)
- Sister Angelica (1954) ... (music)
- Sister Angelica (1953) ... (music)
 1956 Tosca (music by)
 1956 La joie de vivre (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Jean Charpini (1956) ... (music)
- Jacqueline François (1956) ... (music)
 1955 Opera Cameos (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- La Traviata (1955) ... (music)
 1955 Tosca (TV Movie) (music)
 1955 Il Tabarro (Der Mantel) (TV Movie)
 1954 Madame Butterfly (music by: immortalò con le sue melodie)
 1954 House of Ricordi (music)
 1954 The Girl of the Golden West (TV Movie) (stock music)
 1953 Puccini (music: excerpts from operas)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- La Boheme (1953) ... (music by)
 1951 The Great Caruso (with the music of - as Puccini)
 1949 Addio Mimí! (music: from "La bohème")
 1941 The Story of Tosca (music: from "Tosca")
 1935 Mimi (music and lyrics by)
 1932 Madame Butterfly (music: opera "Madama Butterfly")
 1909 Recondita armonia (Short) (music: from "Tosca")
 1909 Tosca (Vissi D'Amore) (Short) (music by)
 1908 La Boheme (Vecchia Zimarra) (Short) (music by)
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