Beniamino Gigli

Beniamino Gigli (pronounced [benjaˈmiːno ˈdʒiʎʎi]; 20 March 1890 – 30 November 1957) was an Italian opera singer. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest tenors of his generation.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1890 (Recanati), Died 1957 (Rome)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 105 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24782 10-in. 1/5/1921 Dai campi, dai prati Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-24782 10-in. 2/23/1927 Dai campi, dai prati Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24783 10-in. 1/5/1921 Epilogo : Giunto sul passo estremo Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-24783 10-in. 2/23/1927 Giunto sul passo estremo Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24919 10-in. 1/31/1921 Recondita armonia Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with piano, harp, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-24919 10-in. 10/27/1926 Recondita armonia Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24920 10-in. 1/31/1921 E lucevan le stelle Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-24921 12-in. 1/31/1921 Spirto gentil Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24922 10-in. 2/1/1921 Cielo e mar Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24990 10-in. 3/10/1921 Santa Lucia luntana Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with mandolin and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-25017 12-in. 12/9/1926 Santa Lucia luntana Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with mandolin and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25017 10-in. 3/22/1921 Santa Lucia luntana Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-25109 12-in. 3/21/1921 Salve, dimora Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25110 10-in. 3/21/1921 Apri la tua finestra Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25141 10-in. 4/6/1921 Tu sola Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with harp, piano, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-25143 12-in. 4/6/1921 Mimi's death scene, part 1 Lucrezia Bori ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-25144 12-in. 4/6/1921 Mimi's death scene, part 2 Lucrezia Bori ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-26061 12-in. 1/28/1922 Love's nocturne Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-26061 12-in. 10/27/1926 Love's nocturne Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26191 10-in. 3/31/1922 Vainement, ma bien aimée Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with cello and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26192 10-in. 3/31/1922 Vesti la giubba Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26795 10-in. 9/25/1922 Serenade (Rimpianto) Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-26795 12-in. 10/27/1926 Serenade (Rimpianto) Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27009 10-in. 10/5/1922 Come un bel dì di maggio Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27010 10-in. 10/5/1922 O dolci mani Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 105 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gigli, Beniamino," accessed March 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103532.

Gigli, Beniamino. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103532.

"Gigli, Beniamino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 March 2021.

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