Latin Quarter, Paris: La bohème by Puccini
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6. Latin Quarter, Paris: La bohème by Puccini
Paris's Latin Quarter, on the left bank of the Seine, provides the impoverished setting for Puccini's saga of young Bohemians struggling to make ends meet and stay alive. The opera's second act is set at the Quarter's Café Momus on Christmas Eve.