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Amilcare Ponchielli

Ponchielli, Amilcare (ämēlkäˈrā pōngkyĕlˈlē) [key], 1834–86, Italian composer of several very successful operas. Only La Gioconda (1876), with libretto by Boito after Hugo's Angelo, is still performed.

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