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Ezio Pinza

Postby Opera Vivrà » 29 Jan 2016, 18:46



The great bass Ezio Pinza, real name Ezio Fortunato, was born in Rome. He studied under Vezzani at Bologna and made his debut as Oroveso (Norma) at Soncino (Cremona) in 1916. For eight years, from 1916 to 1924, he sang the French, Italian repertory and embraced even Wagner by virtue of an extraordinary vocal extension. In 1926 he made his debut as the high priest (La vestale) at the Met in New York under Toscanini, a collaboration which last up to 1948.

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Re: Ezio Pinza

Postby Pantenor » 31 Jan 2016, 08:20

May be my favorite bass. He had a great career at the MET.



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