from the one act Italian opera Il Tabarro
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Giuseppe Adami
, a longshoresman, secretly in love with Giorgetta
Voice Part: tenor Fach: dramatic tenor
Setting: A barge on the Seine, Paris, France, 1910
Synopsis: After Tinca mentions that he tries to drown his sorrows in large quantities of alcohol, Luigi agrees with him. Their lives are miserable and there is no hope waiting for them in the future.