Definition of Leoncavallo, Ruggiero in English:

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

proper noun

  • (1857–1919), Italian composer. His opera Pagliacci (1892) introduced verismo or realism to Italian opera and brought him immediate acclaim.

Pronunciation:

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

/ˌleɪɒnkaˈvaləʊ/