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Ezio Pinza
Ezio Pinza

The Italian bass Ezio Pinza (18 May 1892 - 9 May 1957) was one of the outstanding opera singers of the first half of the 20th century. He spent twenty-two seasons at New York's Metropolitan Opera, appearing in more than 750 performances of fifty operas. Italian opera singer Source: http://www. ... A basso (or bass) is a male singer who sings in the lowest vocal range of the human voice. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 1892 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera is an art form consisting of a dramatic stage performance set to music. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... A full house at the old Metropolitan Opera House, seen from the rear of the stage, at the Metropolitan Opera House for a concert by pianist Josef Hofmann, November 28, 1937. ...


Pinza was born in Rome and grew up in Ravenna. He studied at Bologna's Conservatorio Martini. His operatic debut was in 1914 as Oroveso in Norma in Cremona. City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Ravenna is a city in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, population 134,631 (2001). ... Bologna (from Latin Bononia, Bulaggna in the local dialect) is the capital city of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy, between the Po River and the Apennines. ... Norma is an opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini with libretto by Felice Romani. ... Cremona (45°08′ N 10°01′ E) is a city in Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left shore of Po river in the middle of Pianura padana (Po valley). ...


After World War I, he debuted at Rome in 1919 and Milan's La Scala in February, 1922. Pinza's Met debut came November 1926 in Spontini's La Vestale, with famed American soprano Rosa Ponselle in the title role. In 1929, he sang Don Giovanni, a role with which he was subsequently to become closely identified. He subsequently added the Mozart roles Figaro (in 1940) and Sarastro (in 1942) to his repertoire, as well as a vast number of Italian operatic roles of Bellini, Donizetti, and Verdi, as well as Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov (sung in Italian). World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machineguns, and poison gas. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... La Scala The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala for short), in Milan, Italy, is one of the worlds most famous opera houses. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gaspare Spontini (14 November 1774 – 24 January 1851) was an Italian opera composer and conductor. ... La Vestale is an opera by Gaspare Spontini. ... Rosa Ponselle - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... W. A. Mozart, 1790 portrait by Johann Georg Edlinger Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is among the most popular, significant and influential composers of European classical music. ... The Marriage of Figaro (Italian: Le nozze di Figaro) is an opera buffa (comic opera) composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on a stage comedy by Beaumarchais, Le mariage de Figaro (1784). ... Die Zauberflöte (English title: The Magic Flute) is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with libretto in German by Emanuel Schikaneder. ... Vincenzo Bellini Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (November 3, 1801 – September 23, 1835) was an Italian opera composer. ... Gaetano Donizetti Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797–8 April 1848) was a famous Italian opera composer. ... Giuseppe Verdi, by Giovanni Boldini, 1886 (National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome) Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (October 10, 1813 – January 27, 1901) was one of the great composers of Italian opera. ... Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Russian: Моде́ст Петро́вич Му́соргский) (March 21, 1839 – March 28, 1881; sometimes spelled Modeste Moussorgsky), was an innovative Russian composer famed for his colourful, exotic, and lush orchestral pieces dedicated to various subjects of medieval Russian history. ... Boris Godunov (Бори́с Годуно́в in Russian, Boris Godunov in transliteration) is an opera by Modest Mussorgsky to a Russian libretto by the composer, based on the drama of the same name by Aleksandr Pushkin and on Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzins History of the Russian State. The music is written in a uniquely...


After retiring from the Met in 1948, Pinza embarked on a second career on Broadway. In April 1949, he appeared in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific and his sensual singing of "Some Enchanted Evening" made him a matinee idol and a national celebrity. He also appeared in the Broadway production of Fanny in 1954, opposite Florence Henderson. 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... This is a current Biography collaboration of the week! Please help improve it to featured article standard. ... The art of singing and dancing in a prepared fictional play has been a time-honored tradition ranging to the early days of civilization. ... South Pacific is a musical play with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II that opened on Broadway on April 7, 1949, and ran for more than five years. ... Fanny can have many meanings: People: Fanny was a 1970s all women rock band led by June Millington. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Florence Henderson Florence Agnes Henderson (born February 14, 1934 in Dale, Indiana as one of 10 children in a Roman Catholic tobacco farmers household) is an American actress and singer best known for playing the role of Carol Brady in the television program The Brady Bunch, which ran from...


Pinza died at age 64. His funeral was held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ...


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Ezio Pinza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (263 words)
The Italian bass Ezio Pinza (18 May 1892 - 9 May 1957) was one of the outstanding opera singers of the first half of the 20th century.
Pinza was born in Rome and grew up in Ravenna.
Pinza's Met debut came November 1926 in Spontini's La Vestale, with famed American soprano Rosa Ponselle in the title role.
Ezio Pinza - Wikipedia, déi fräi Enzyklopedie (331 words)
Den Ezio Pinza hat ni geléiert Noute vum Blat ze liesen, an a senger Autobiographie zielt hien, wéi de Rogers him e puer Melodien aus dem South Pacific um Piano virgespillt huet.
Den John B. Steane, de grousse Gesangsstëmmekenner schreiwt iwwer dem Pinza seng Stëmm:..the mellow fruitfullness of Pinza's tone, the richness of his colouring, the sturdiness of its growth nad the strenght of its flavour..
De Jürgen Kesting rechent de Pinza zu den "zwei Jahrhundertbässe", den aneren ass den Alexander Kipnis.
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