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 101-105 of 105 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 20256b 10-in. 10/14/1918 E lucevan le stelle Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 20257b 10-in. 10/17/1918 Se tu mi do ni un'ora Beniamino Gigli ; Carlo Scattola Vocal duet (tenor and bass), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 20265b 10-in. 10/29/1918 'O surdato 'nnammurato Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 20270b 10-in. 11/6/1918 Apri la tua finestra Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 20275b 10-in. 11/9/1918 Giunto sul passo estremo Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 101-105 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103532

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