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Beniamino Gigli (I) (1890–1957)

Beniamino Gigli was born in Recanati, Italy, on March 20, 1890, into a poor family. He possessed a fine singing voice and, after struggling to make a living for many years, he eventually made his operatic debut as a tenor on October 15, 1914, appearing in "La Giaconda" in Rovigo, Italy. Over the following years his reputation and stature grew. His ... See full bio »


(age 67) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1953 Puccini
Opera singer
 1943 Silenzio, si gira!
Il tenore Massimo Giuliani / Antonio, il sosia ladruncolo
 1943 Lache Bajazzo
 1943 Laugh Pagliacci
Il tenore Morelli
 1942 Broken Love
Il tenore Luciano Riccardi
 1941 Mother
Mario Sarni, il tenore
 1940 Musica di sogno
Il cantante
 1939 Der Trichter. (Nr. II) (Short)
 1939 Casa lontana
Il tenore Carlo Franchetti
 1939 Der singende Tor
Carlo Franchetti
 1938 My Heart Belongs to Thee
Mario Rossi
 1938 The Life of Giuseppe Verdi
Il tenore Mirate
 1937 Mother Song
Ettore Vanni
 1937 The Voice of the Heart
Gino Mari
 1936 Thou Art My Joy
Mario Monti
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