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Beniamino Gigli

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Biography

Recanati, Marche, Italy
Beniamino Gigli was born in Recanati, Italy, on March 20, 1890, into a poor family. He possessed a fine singing voice and, after struggling to make a living for many years, he eventually made his operatic debut as a tenor on October 15, 1914, appearing in "La Giaconda" in Rovigo, Italy. Over the following years his reputation and stature grew. His first recordings were issued in 1918, and he was invited to sing at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York in 1920, where the greatest singers of the time performed. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

Traummusik 1940

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Character: Mario Sarni, il tenore

Mamma 1941

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Character: Tino Dossi

Ave Maria 1936

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Character: Il tenore Mirate

The Life of Giuseppe Verdi 1938

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