If you are an opera lover, then Tosca is the event for you. Tosca is an opera which had its premiere in the winter of the year 1900, in Rome. It was composed by none other than Giacomo Puccini. Puccini is the well-known and celebrated Italian opera composer born in 1858. Tosca is one of his masterworks that gained a lot of recognition because of its amazing portrayal of suicide, torture and murder. He based Tosca on a French playwright Victorien Sardou’s play called La Tosca.