Summary

'''Francesco Cilea''' (also ''Cilèa'';Cilea himself used the accented spelling Cilèa, as can be seen from these autographs from [http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~san/cilea2.jpg 1949] and [http://www.rgrossmusicautograph.com/73/cilea73.jpg circa 1902] Palmi, 23 July 1866 – Varazze, 20 November 1950) was an Italian composer. Today he is particularly known for his operas ''L'arlesiana'' and ''Adriana Lecouvreur''.