Salvi, Lorenzo , Italian tenor; b. Ancona, May 4, 1810; d. Bologna, Jan. 16, 1879. He made his debut at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples in 1830, then sang at La Scala in Milan (1839–42); during his tenure there, he created the title role in Verdi’s Oberto; also the role of Riccardo in Giorno di regno. He made guest appearances at Covent Garden in London (1847–50) and in N.Y. He became particularly known for his roles in operas by Bellini and Donizetti.
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