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Gian Carlo Menotti (1911–2007)


Gian Carlo Menotti was born on July 7, 1911 in Cadegliano-Viconago, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and composer, known for The Medium (1951), Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) and Great Performances (1971). He was married to Samuel Barber. He died on February 1, 2007 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. See full bio »

Died:

(age 95) in Monte Carlo, Monaco

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Medium Writer
(1951)
(1951)
(1986)

Filmography

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 2020 The Telephone (Short) (libretto)
 2020 The Telephone (Video short) (libretto)
 2019 Vanessa (Video) (libretto)
 2016 Call It Love (Video) (libretto - segment "The Telephone")
 2016 Omnibus opera (TV Movie) (libretto - segments "A Hand of Bridge", "The Telephone")
 2011 Menotti: Goya (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2002 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2001 Vanessa (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1998 The Consul (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1994 The Medium (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1993 The Singing Child (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1990 Carole Farley in 'the Telephone' and 'La Voix Humaine' (TV Movie) (libretto - segment "'The Telephone, or L'Amour à Trois'", as Gian-Carlo Menotti)
 1986 La santa di Bleecker Street (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1986 The Consul (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1986 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Goya (1986) ... (writer)
 1981 The Last Savage (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1979 Musical TV Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A telefon (1979)
 1978 Vanessa (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1978 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
 1978 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
 1977 Maria Golovin (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1977 The Medium (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1972 Konsuli (TV Movie) (opera "The Consul")
 1970 The Consul (libretto)
 1969 Help, Help, the Globolinks! (TV Movie) (libretto - as Gian-Carlo Menotti)
 1968 Das Telefon oder Liebe zu dritt (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Lopov i usedelica (TV Movie)
 1966 Amelia Goes to the Ball (TV Movie)
 1965 Martin's Lie (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1964 Die alte Jungfer und der Dieb (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1963 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
 1963 Das Telefon (TV Short) (play)
 1963 Der Konsul (TV Movie)
  NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series) (libretto - 7 episodes, 1949 - 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1962) (1962) ... (libretto)
- Labyrinth (1962) ... (writer)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1961) ... (libretto)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1959) (1959) ... (libretto)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1958) (1958) ... (libretto)
 1960 The Consul (TV Movie)
 1960 Le médium (TV Movie)
 1960 The Medium (TV Movie)
 1960 Amahl en de nachtelijke bezoekers (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1959 Maria Golovín (TV Movie) (libretto) / (teleplay)
  Omnibus (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode, 1959) (opera - 1 episode, 1952)
- The Medium (1959) ... (libretto)
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 1 (1952) ... (opera - segment "The Telephone")
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1957) ... (libretto)
 1957 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
 1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1956) ... (libretto)
 1956 The Telephone (TV Movie)
 1956 The Saint of Bleecker Street (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1956 Telefonen (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1956 Le Médium (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1955 Amahl en de nachtelijke bezoekers (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1955) ... (libretto)
 1955 Gammeljomfruen og tyven (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1955 Das Telefon oder Die Liebe zu dritt (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1953 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Special) (libretto)
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1953) ... (libretto)
 1953 The Medium (TV Movie) (libretto - as Gian-Carlo Menotti)
 1953 Telefonen (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1952/I Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie) (librettist)
 1952/II Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Amahl and the Night Visitors (1951) ... (libretto)
 1951 The Medium (libretto - as Gian-Carlo Menotti)
 1951 The Consul (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1948 Studio One (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- The Medium (1948) ... (by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "The Art of Singing" (Chancellor Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gian-Carlo Menotti | Giancarlo Menotti

Spouse:

Samuel Barber  (separated)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[in 1981, interview on the Spoleto Music Festival] I started Spoleto because I did not want to be the marginal person, the entertainer. I wanted to have a community, to be part of a community. See more »

Trivia:

Won the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1950 for "The Consul" and again in 1955 for "The Saint of Bleecker Street.". See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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