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 76-100 of 105 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-58118 12-in. 12/18/1929 Cielo e mar! Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-58119 12-in. 12/18/1929 Mi par d'udir ancor Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-58123 12-in. 12/19/1929 Una furtiva lagrima Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-58124 12-in. 12/19/1929 Mamma mia, che vò sapè Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-58125 12-in. 12/19/1929 Se... Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-64390 12-in. 12/4/1930 Musica proibita Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64391 10-in. 12/4/1930 Carmela Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-67704 10-in. 12/11/1930 Vecchio ritornello Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-67705 12-in. 12/11/1930 Occhi turchini Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-67748 12-in. 12/31/1930 Qual volutta trascorrere Beniamino Gigli ; Ezio Pinza ; Elisabeth Rethberg Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-67749 12-in. 12/31/1930 Te sol quest' anima Beniamino Gigli ; Ezio Pinza ; Elisabeth Rethberg Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-72534 10-in. 5/3/1932 Marta Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-72535 10-in. 5/3/1932 Quisiera olvidar tus ojos Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-72536 10-in. 5/3/1932 Eres tu Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-72831 10-in. 5/31/1932 Triste Maggio Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-72832 10-in. 5/31/1932 Chanson Indoue Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0BA564 10-in. 4/26/1935 Mattinata Franco Ghione ; Beniamino Gigli ; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0BA565 10-in. 4/27/1935 'Torna a Surriento Franco Ghione ; Beniamino Gigli ; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 3314c 12-in. 10/17/1918 Duetto finale dell'opera Elvira Casazza ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (mezzo-soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 3316c 12-in. 10/19/1918 Laggiu nelle nebbie remote Elvira Casazza ; Beniamino Gigli Vocal duet (mezzo-soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 3323c 12-in. 11/5/1918 Ah riveder la nelle sua stanzette Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 3325c 12-in. 11/9/1918 Spirto gentil Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 3331c 12-in. 11/21/1918 Enzo Grimaldo, Principe di Santafior Beniamino Gigli ; Dario Zani Vocal duet tenor and baritone), with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 3332c 12-in. 11/21/1918 Salve, dimora Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 20255b 10-in. 10/14/1918 Recondita armonia Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-100 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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