Eleonora Duse (3 October 1858 – 21 April 1924) was an Italian actress, often known simply as Duse.
Emilio Praga (18 December 1839 – 26 December 1875) was an Italian writer, painter, poet and librettist.
Encyclopedia Americana is one of the largest general encyclopedias in the English language.
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Manon Lescaut is an opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini, composed between 1890 and 1893.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.