Campora, Giuseppe, Italian tenor; b. Tortona, Sept. 30, 1923. He studied voice in Genoa and Milan. In 1949 he made his operatic debut in Bari as Rodolfo; in 1951 he joined Milan’s La Scala and also sang with other Italian opera houses. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut in N.Y. as Rodolfo on Jan. 20, 1955, and remained on the roster until 1959; was again on its roster from 1963 to 1965. Among his best known roles were Enzo, Massenet’s Des Grieux, Gounod’s Faust, Cavaradossi, Edgardo, and Alfredo.
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