Pagliaccio Offesa

He demands to know her lover’s name, slipping out of his portrayal of Pagliaccio and into the reality of Canio’s world.. +39 06 68 80 95 95.. Literal translation, "Clowns") is an Italian opera in a prologue and two acts, with music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo.It is the composer's only opera that is still widely performed..