Opera Singers - Tito Schipa - Mint - Set
Opera Singers - Tito Schipa - Mint - Set for only GBP £3.52
Born in 1888 Lecce, Tito Schipa oppupies a special place in the pantheon of great tenors. His voice was not one of the most powerful, but was immediately recognisable, with an infitely gentle quality. He projected it using an impeccable technique, demonstrating elegant phrasing and exquisite musicality. After being noticed by Arturo Toscanini, Tito Schioa sang in Prince Igor at Milan's La Scala in 1915. He performed in Barcelona, Madrid and Lisbon, and created the role of Ruggiero in Puccini's La Rondine (The Swallow) at the Monte-Carlo Opera in 1917. A career in America followed, lasting until 1935. He continued to perform on stage until 1963, adn passed away two years later in New York. Tito Schipa left behind many recording which showcase the purity and brilliance of his voice.