Carlo Bergonzi

(b. 1924)

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(b Polisene, Parma, 1924).

It. tenor. Began career as bar. at Lecce 1948 as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Second début, as ten., at Bari 1951 (Andrea Chénier). London (Stoll Th.) 1953; La Scala 1953; US (Chicago) début 1955; NY Met 1956; CG 1962; Salzburg Fest. 1970. CG farewell recital 1991.

Subjects: Opera.

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