Beniamino Gigli      (Testament SBT 1163)
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Beniamino Gigli      (Testament SBT 1163)
V0237. BENIAMINO GIGLI, w.Robinson & Sivieri Cond.: Songs by Ricci, Costa, Cittadini, Cecconi, Gibilaro, di Veroli, Campasi, Kahn, Piccinelli, Bonessi, Selvaggi, Fedri, Salta & Mangeri. (Austria) Testament SBT 1163, recorded 1952-53. Long out–of–print, Final Copy! - 749677116323


“For a remarkably long period of time that spanned the second quarter of the 20th century…Beniamino Gigli was the most important Italian lyric tenor of the operatic world. Yes, there were others, notably Tito Schipa, but none with the breadth of repertoire and the career longevity of Gigli. And then there was that unique sound – melting, sweet, unlike any other….This is, without question, one of the most important and satisfying singers of the 20th century.”

- Henry Fogel, FANFARE, July/Aug., 2005