Opera Project: La Bohème

La Bohème (1875)

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composed by Giacomo Puccini (1856-1924)

  • based on a story by Henri Murger: Scenes of the Bohemian Life [in French]
  • adapted as a libretto by Luigi Illica & Giuseppe Giacosa
  • music by Giacomo Puccini
  • first performed Februay 1, 1896
  • the (important!) publisher was Giulio Ricordi