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  • Persian roots of Puccini’s opera Turandot

    Persian roots of Puccini’s opera Turandot

    What is the place on earth that saw the sun only once? What is it that all beings have, human beings, angels, fairies, demons, anything that grazes and flies, heaven and earth, anything that God has created? How did a Persian story grow to a world opera?