Tosca and Cavaradossi

Tosca and Cavaradossi

famous singer, witnessing her lover’s execution, jumps to her death. [Ital. Opera: Puccini Tosca in Benét, 1017]
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Originally set in Rome in the 1800s, it tells the story of two idealistic lovers, Tosca and Cavaradossi.
Or Maria Callas and Giuseppe di Stefano as Tosca and Cavaradossi? Or Birgit Nilsson and Franco Corelli as Turandot and Calaf?
One reads the weather report and discovers that, in fact, there was no full moon under which Tosca and Cavaradossi could have kissed.