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Giordano, Umberto

Giordano, Umberto (b Foggia, 1867; d Milan, 1948). It. composer. First success 1892 in Rome with opera Mala vita, an example of the verismo sch. which he continued to exploit. Later successes were Andrea Chénier (Milan 1896), Fedora (Milan 1898), and Madame Sans-Gêne (NY 1915, cond. Toscanini).

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Giordano, Umberto

Umberto Giordano (ōōmbĕr´tō jōrdä´nō), 1867–1948, Italian operatic composer. His most famous work is the richly melodic Andrea Chénier (1896). Fedora (1898) and Madame Sans-Gêne (1915) are also well known.

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