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Beniamino Gigli (March 20, 1890 - November 30, 1957) was an Italian singer, widely regarded as one of the greatest operatic tenors of his time.

Gigli was born in Recanati, in the Marche, the son of a shoe-maker and an opera buff.

In 1914, Gigli won first prize in an international singing competition in Parma. His operatic debut came on October 15, 1914 when he played Enzo in Amilcare Ponchielli's La Gioconda in Rovigo, following which he was in great demand… read more

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  • Avatar for OG-Gurda
    So great.
  • Avatar for TheDarthsala
    Beniamino Gigli - the real art of singing personified.
  • Avatar for MusicHallofFame
    The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Beniamino Gigli into the Class of 1980. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame.
  • Avatar for gfdsagfdsagfdsa
    My dad loves this
  • Avatar for AQUINATE01
    Gigli es grandioso. Técnicamente impecable, y con gran dolcceza, con todo y los sollozos, es verdaderamente un grande!
  • Avatar for Spencetastic
    Vainement, ma Bien Aimée by Beniamino should be on this list
  • Avatar for molenaarh
    unsurpassed
  • Avatar for dagodame
    To hear Beniamino Gigli sing is sheer bliss to the ears
  • Avatar for funkayy
    I'm looking for Cara Salva, if anyone can help me out.

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