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Corelli, Franco

Franco Corelli (fräng´kō kōrĕl´lē), 1921–2003, Italian tenor. He made his operatic debut at Spoleto in 1952 as Don José in Bizet's Carmen and debuted with the Metropolitan Opera in 1961, singing Manrico in Verdi's Il Trovatore. Corelli had a powerful voice and passionate singing style, and was particularly noted for his performances as Calaf in Puccini's Turandot and as Cavaradossi in Tosca.

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Corelli, Franco

Corelli, Franco (b Ancona, 1921). It. tenor. Début Spoleto 1951 (Don José in Carmen); La Scala 1954; CG 1957; NY Met début 1961; Salzburg Fest. 1962. V. of heroic quality in roles such as Manrico and Calaf (Turandot).

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