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Monday, August 18 2008

  • The Voice of an Emergent Nation August 18, 2008

    So Giacomo Puccini is the biggest opera composer in the States. That’s no surprise. Fred Plotkin reports from Italy, though, that in Puccini’s home country it is Giuseppe Verdi who ... (article)

  • America's Puccini Infatuation August 18, 2008

    This summer, Italy is celebrating the 150th birthday of composer Giacomo Puccini. Today on Soundcheck, find out how his operas became part of American pop culture, in a live report fr... (episode)