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Amelita Galli-Curci (1889–1963)

Amelita Galli Curci was an opera singer, considered by many to be one of the greatest coloratura sopranos of the 20th century. She sang with such opera legends as Enrico Caruso and Beniamino Gigli. A throat tumor cut short her career in the 1930s. Legendary opera star Beverly Sills has stated that Curci was her role model. She died of emphysema and... See full bio »

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Grave of the Fireflies
Terri Soundtrack
Still Breathing
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 2014 Awake: The Life of Yogananda (Documentary) (performer: "Aida: O Terra Addio" written by nm0006333)
 2012 Marvin Seth and Stanley (performer: "Chanson Indoue (A Song of India)")
 2011 Terri (performer: "Crepuscule")
 1997 Still Breathing (performer: "La Traviata - Acte 1: Une de Felice Eterea")
 1988 Grave of the Fireflies (performer: "Home Sweet Home")
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 1919 The Madonna of the Slums (Short) (as Gahi-Curci)
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 1935 A Dream Comes True (Documentary short)
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 1988 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Memories of a Musical Dog (1988) ... Herself

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She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

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