The Great Composers

The Great Composers is a BBC documentary series narrated by Kenneth Branagh, presenting the lives and works of some of important figures in Western music, with outstanding performances, dramatizations, and insightful interviews with respected artists and scholars. The series consists of seven episodes, each of which explores the life and works of one of 7 pivotal figures in Western music - Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Richard Wagner, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Gustav Mahler, and Giacomo Puccini. The series features excerpts from major works played by renowned international artists and insightful interviews with respected artists and scholars.

Giacomo Puccini

From humble origins in the town of Lucca in Tuscany, Puccini rose from the Milan conservatoire to compose some of the greatest Italian operas.

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Giacomo Puccini - wikipedia
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (1858-1924) was an Italian composer whose operas are among the important operas played as standards.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Richard Wagner
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Gustav Mahler
Giacomo Puccini