Italian composer, born in Foggia in 1867, and died in Milan in 1948. He was a pupil of the Conservatory of Naples, was devoted to opera and premiered with success, Andrea Chénier (1986), Fedora (1898) and Siberia (1903). Subsequently composed Marcella (1907), Mese Mariano (1910), Madame Sans-Gene (1915), La Cena delle Beffe (1924) and the King (1929). He was one of the most representative of the Verismo school composers. Should you also a ballet, L'Astromagico, works for piano, and melodies.