from the one act Italian opera Gianni Schicchi
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Giovacchino Forzano
, Zita's (the old woman) nephew, in love with Lauretta
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor
Setting: The bedroom of Buoso Donati, Florence, Italy, 1299
Synopsis: After telling his family that he has called for Gianni Schicchi to help them regain their inheritance, he proceeds to sing them a noble song which extolls the virtues of Florence and that Gianni Schicchi embodies all of them.