Manon Lescaut

opera by Giacomo Puccini

Manon Lescaut is an Italian opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini, first performed in Turin, on February 1, 1893, libretto by Luigi Illica, Giuseppe Giacosa, Giulio Ricordi, Marco Praga and Domenico Oliva. Puccini's third opera and the work that established his reputation.

Principal roles



  • The Complete Dictionary of Opera & Operetta, James Anderson, Wings Books, 1993.