Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Leoncavallos in:
 • Cimitero Monumentale Delle Porte Sante
 • Florence
 • Provincia di Firenze
 • Toscana
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Ruggero Leoncavallo
Birth: Mar. 8, 1857
Naples
Provincia di Napoli
Campania, Italy
Death: Aug. 9, 1919
Montecatini Terme
Provincia di Pistoia
Toscana, Italy

Composer. His fame rests on one work, the short verismo opera "Pagliacci" (1892). The plot about a jealous clown who murders his wife and her lover during the performance of a play was based on an actual incident Leoncavallo remembered from his youth. (His father was the judge at the criminal trial). It was written under the influence of Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana", and the two operas are almost always performed together on the same bill. Opera enthusiasts refer to this combo as "Cav/Pag". (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
Burial:
Cimitero Monumentale Delle Porte Sante
Florence
Provincia di Firenze
Toscana, Italy
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Nov 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9903324
Ruggero Leoncavallo
Added by: Harmonie Autographs and Music, Inc.
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- David Wend
 Added: Mar. 8, 2016
Ridi, Pagliaccio, sul tuo amore infranto! Ridi del duol, che t'avvelena il cor!
- Holly Burke
 Added: Mar. 8, 2016

- Janice
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015
There are 60 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.3 after 42 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service