Giovanni Martinelli

    Giovanni Martinelli

    • Giovanni Martinelli
    Giovanni Martinelli

    Giovanni Martinelli

    • Giovanni Martinelli

    Giovanni Martinelli

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    Pagliacci: Leoncavallo - No! Pagliaccio non sonGiovanni Martinelli
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    Pagliacci: No, Pagliaccio non sonGiovanni Martinelli
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    Faust: Salut demeure, chaste et pureGiovanni Martinelli
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    William Tell: "O muto asil"Giovanni Martinelli
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    Cavalleria rusticana: "Siciliana"Giovanni Martinelli

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        Martinelli remains a legend of stamina and longevity in the opera world, particularly for a heroic tenor, a type of voice not always associated with longevity. He made his opera debut in 1908 and sang his last performance in 1967. His voice was not, by contemporary accounts, as huge as that of most heroic tenors, but he had such strong focus and projection that he more than compensated for this perceived shortfall. Particularly at the Met, Martinelli was considered Caruso's succ... Read more

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