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Rossi-Lemeni, Nicola (1920 - 1991), bass

Rodolfo Celletti and Alan Blyth

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Istanbul, 6 Nov 1920; d Bloomington, IN, 12 March 1991). Italian bass. A pupil of his mother, Xenia Macadon, and of Carnevali-Cusinati, he made his début at La Fenice in 1946 as Varlaam, a role he repeated in 1947 at La Scala, where he continued to appear until 1960. At first he was heard as Boris, Philip II and Mephistopheles (Gounod and Boito); he sang in all the

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