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 26-50 of 105 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-27011 12-in. 10/5/1922 Un dì all'azzurro spazio Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-27531 12-in. 12/27/1928 O paradiso! Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27531 12-in. 2/7/1923 O paradiso Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27532 12-in. 2/7/1923 Ah! leve-toi, soleil Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27533 10-in. 2/8/1923 Nel verde maggio Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27714 12-in. 3/28/1923 Ange adorable Lucrezia Bori ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27715 10-in. 3/28/1923 Ah! Ne fuis pas encore! Lucrezia Bori ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27995 12-in. 6/4/1923 M'apparì Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-27995 12-in. 10/4/1927 M'apparì Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27996 10-in. 6/4/1923 Paquita Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28018 10-in. 5/21/1923 The song of the swan Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28019 12-in. 5/21/1923 Maria, Mari Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-28019 10-in. 11/18/1925 Maria, Mari Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-28815 10-in. 4/9/1925 Mandulinata a Napule Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28815 10-in. 10/29/1923 Mandulinata a Napule Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with mandolin, harp, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-31457 10-in. 11/26/1924 Funiculì funiculà Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-31477 10-in. 11/26/1924 Povero Pulcinella Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32142 10-in. 4/7/1925 Sentinella Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32143 10-in. 4/7/1925 Sto penzanno 'a Maria Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32148 10-in. 4/9/1925 Come, love, with me Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32149 10-in. 4/9/1925 Good-bye, Marie Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-32500 10-in. 4/10/1925 Quanto e bella Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-32501 12-in. 4/10/1925 Tombe degl' avi miei Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-32502 12-in. 4/10/1925 Tu, che a Dio spiegasti l'ali Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33882 10-in. 11/18/1925 Quanno 'a femmena vo' Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 105 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gigli, Beniamino," accessed March 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103532.

Gigli, Beniamino. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103532.

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