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Capecchi, Renato (Renato)

Born: 1923 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Singer


1923 - He was born on the 6th of November in Cairo, Egypt.

1949 - Capecchi debuted as Amonasro (Verdi's Aida) at Reggio Emilia.

1951 - He was engaged by the Metropolitan Opera, making his debut in New York on the 24th of November, as the elder Germont in La traviata.

1954-1975 - He remained on the roster there, and returned as both singer and stage director.

1988 - He created the part of the Maestro di Cappella in Sylvano Bussotti's L'ispirazione at the premiere in Florence.

1998 - He died on the 30th of June in Milan.


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