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 51-75 of 105 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-36741 10-in. 10/27/1926 Donna non vidi mai Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36927 10-in. 11/15/1926 O bei nidi d'amore Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36928 10-in. 11/15/1926 Rondini al nido Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37117 10-in. 12/9/1926 Torna amore Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37118 10-in. 12/9/1926 Stornelli marini Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37319 12-in. 12/17/1926 Solenne in quest'ora Beniamino Gigli ; Titta Ruffo Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37320 12-in. 12/17/1926 Ah, Mimì, tu più Beniamino Gigli ; Titta Ruffo Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37321 12-in. 12/17/1926 Enzo Grimaldo Beniamino Gigli ; Titta Ruffo Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37835 10-in. 2/23/1927 Addio a Napoli Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37836 12-in. 2/24/1927 Ah Mimì, tu più Giuseppe De Luca ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37837 12-in. 2/24/1927 Solenne in quest'ora Giuseppe De Luca ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41071 12-in. 11/28/1927 Del tempio al limitar Giuseppe De Luca ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41072 12-in. 11/28/1927 Enzo Grimaldo, Principe di Santafior Giuseppe De Luca ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41225 12-in. 12/12/1927 Giusto cielo! Rispondete Beniamino Gigli ; Ezio Pinza Vocal duet (tenor and bass), with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41226 12-in. 12/12/1927 Tu che a Dio spiegasti Beniamino Gigli ; Ezio Pinza Vocal duet (tenor and bass), with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41227 12-in. 12/12/1927 Tombe degl' avi miei Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41232 12-in. 12/16/1927 Lucia : Sextette Angelo Bada ; Giuseppe De Luca ; Amelita Galli-Curci ; Beniamino Gigli ; Louise Homer ; Ezio Pinza Vocal chorus (soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41233 12-in. 12/16/1927 Rigoletto : Quartet Giuseppe De Luca ; Amelita Galli-Curci ; Beniamino Gigli ; Louise Homer Vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41298 12-in. 1/5/1928 Brindisi : Viva il vino spumeggiante Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-45119 12-in. 5/8/1928 Addio, Mignon! Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-45120 12-in. 5/8/1928 Dei miei bollenti spiriti Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-45121 12-in. 5/8/1928 Ah! Non crede vi tu Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-49049 12-in. 1/8/1929 Notte lunare Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-49149 12-in. 11/30/1928 Voce 'e notte! Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49150 10-in. 11/30/1928 Cante pe' me Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 51-75 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.

"Gigli, Beniamino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 March 2021.

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