Rimini, Giacomo , Italian baritone and teacher; b. Verona, March 22, 1888; d. Chicago, March 6, 1952. He was trained at the Verona Cons. After making his operatic debut in Verona (1910), he sang in various Italian opera houses. In 1916 he joined the Chicago Opera. He also appeared at London’s Covent Garden in 1933. In 1920 he married Rosa Raisa . They opened a singing school in Chicago in 1937.
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