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Cesare Siepi

(1923—2010)


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(b Milan, 1923; d Atlanta, 2010).

It. bass. Opera début at Schio, near Vicenza, 1941 (Sparafucile in Rigoletto). Member of La Scala co. from 1946. CG début 1950; NY Met 1950; Salzburg Fest. 1953–8. Memorable Don Giovanni, singing it with Furtwängler on several occasions. Member of Met co. for 24 years.

Subjects: Opera.


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