Mario Lanza: Tenor in Exile

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Amadeus Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 270 pages
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Almost forty years after his premature death, the mystique of Mario Lanza continues. He remains a legendary figure, a crossover icon embraced and remembered by an entire generation for bridging the gap between popular and classical music. The acknowledged inspiration of today's Three Tenors, Lanza introduced the operatic and Neapolitan repertoire to a wide and adoring audience, with--as Josť Carreras put it--a "glorious, ringing tenor, that . . . was his and his alone."

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The story of tenor Mario Lanza is painfully compelling. Born in Philadelphia, the only child of Italian immigrant parents, he compared himself to Caruso from the start. Success in films came early ... Read full review

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this is about the short tragic life of a man who was probably one of america,s greatest tenors, and his life and career until his tragic premature death at 38 in 1957 Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
CHAPTER
18
CHAPTER 2
22
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Bessette, an attorney specializing in labor and medical malpractice defense, has a degree in journalism from Wayne State univervity and a juris doctorate from Detroit College of Law.

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