Giordano, Umberto (ōmbĕrˈtō jōrdäˈnō) [key], 1867–1948, Italian operatic composer. His most famous work is the richly melodic Andrea Chénier (1896). Fedora (1898) and Madame Sans-Gêne (1915) are also well known.
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