Samuel Ramey

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Samuel Edward Ramey (born March 28, 1942 in Colby, Kansas) is an American operatic bass-baritone.. At the height of his career, he was greatly admired for his range and versatility, having possessed a sufficiently accomplished bel canto technique to enable him to sing the music of Handel, Mozart, Rossini, yet power enough to handle the more overtly dramatic roles written by Verdi and Puccini.

He married his third wife, soprano Lindsey Larsen, on 29 June 2002.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Opera Arias Samuel Ramey 1
1989 Samuel Ramey Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein Samuel Ramey 1
1996 La bohème (1995 studio cast) Giacomo Puccini; Roberto Alagna, Leontina Vaduva, Thomas Hampson, Ruth Ann Swenson, Simon Keenlyside, Samuel Ramey, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Voices, Antonio Pappano 1
1996 Rigoletto Verdi; Sills, Milnes, Kraus, Dunn, Ramey, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel 2
2008 Messiah Handel; Kathleen Battle, Florence Quivar, John Aler, Samuel Ramey, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis 1 2
Carols of Christmas Sarah Vaughan, Samuel Ramey & Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 Don Giovanni (Highlights) Mozart; Samuel Ramey, Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Agnes Baltsa, Kathleen Battle, Gösta Winbergh, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Alexander Malta, Paata Burchuladze, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1
1993 Ten Top Baritones & Basses Leo Nucci, Samuel Ramey, Martti Talvela, Fernando Corena, Tito Gobbi, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Paata Burchuladze, Ettore Bastianini, Sherrill Milnes & Nicolaï Ghiaurov 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) Brahms, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn, Margaret Price, Samuel Ramey & The Ambrosian Singers 1
Messiah (Highlights) Handel; Kathleen Battle, Florence Quivar, John Aler, Samuel Ramey, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Copland: Old American Songs / Ives: Songs Copland, Ives; Samuel Ramey, Warren Jones 1

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