Magini-Coletti, Antonio, Italian baritone; b. lesi, near Ancona, 1855; d. Rome, July 7, 1912. He launched his career in 1880, and subsequently appeared in various Italian operatic centers, including Milan and Rome. On Dec. 14, 1891, he made his Metropolitan Opera debut in N.Y. as Capulet in Roméo et Juliette, singing there until 1892. In subsequent years, he pursued his career in Europe. Among his other roles were Nevers and Amonasro.
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