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Ruggiero Leoncavallo

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero (1858–1919), Italian opera composer. I Pagliacci (The Clowns, 1892), a classic verismo (realistic) opera, is the only one of his works that is still widely known.

See also: Opera.

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