Beniamino Gigli

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Beniamino Gigli (pronounced [benjaˈmiːno ˈdʒiʎʎi]) (March 20, 1890 – November 30, 1957) was an Italian opera singer. The most famous tenor of his generation, he was renowned internationally for the great beauty of his voice and the soundness of his vocal technique. Music critics sometimes took him to task, however, for what was perceived to be the over-emotionalism of his interpretations. Nevertheless, such was Gigli's talent, he is considered to be one of the very finest tenors in the recorded history of music.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1958 Jewels of Song Beniamino Gigli 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1990 Prima Voce: Beniamino Gigli, Volume 1: 1918 - 1924 Compilation Beniamino Gigli 1
1990 Bel Canto Compilation Beniamino Gigli 1
1990 Historical Recordings 1927-1951 Compilation Beniamino Gigli 1
1990 Le grandi voci Compilation Beniamino Gigli 1
1990 Prima Voce: Beniamino Gigli, Volume 2: 1925-1940 Compilation Beniamino Gigli 1
1995 Beniamino Gigli Sings Italia Compilation Beniamino Gigli 1
1998 Heroes Compilation Beniamino Gigli 1
2004 Quadromania: Caruso & Gigli: O Sole Mio - The "Unknown" Compilation Caruso & Gigli 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 Cavalleria Rusticana Live Pietro Mascagni; Beniamino Gigli, Lina Bruna Rasa, Gino Bechi, Maria Marcucci, Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, Pietro Mascagni 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Grandi Voci alla Scala Beniamino Gigli 1

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