Posts Tagged “opera”

Pietro Mascagni – Born on 7 December 1863

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Pietro Mascagni, composer of the beautiful ‘Cavalleria rusticana’, was born in Livorno, Tuscany, on 7 December 1863. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Mascagni’s birth, here are some Victorian newspaper reports that provide us with some fascinating snapshots of his life. The Belfast Newsletter – Wednesday 21 July 1895 Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. […]