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Cavalleria rusticana
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Gender Male
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Portrayed by Franc D'Ambrosio

Turiddu is the protaganist of Cavalleria rusticana.


A Sicilian peasant, his fiancee Lola marries local teamster Alfio whilst he is away on military service. In revenge, Turridu begins an affair with Lola and local woman Santuzza.

Eventually, Alfio and Turridu's rivalry erupts into a bitter duel which results in Turridu's offstage death.

The character was played by Anthony Corleone in the Teatro Massimo in 1980.

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