(Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana). Ten. A young soldier, son of Mama Lucia. He leaves his lover, Lola, and joins the army, and when he returns she has married Alfio. He seduces Santuzza who becomes pregnant, and he then rejects her. When Santuzza tells Alfio of his wife's affair, Alfio kills Turiddu in a duel. Created (1890) by Roberto Stagno (whose wife created Santuzza).