Bologna, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (1941 – present)
Ruggero Raimondi was born in Bologna, Italy on October 3, 1941. His voice matured early into its adult timbre, and at the age of 15, he auditioned for conductor Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, who encouraged him to pursue an operatic career. He began vocal studies with Ettore Campogalliani, and was accepted at age 16 as a student at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan. He then continued his studies in Rome, under the guidance of Teresa Pediconi and Armando Piervenanzi.
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|1||Il barbiere de Siviglia: La Calunia è Un Venticello||
|2||Rossini: L'italiana in Algeri / Act 1 - Ascoltami, Italiano||
|3||Act I Scene 1: Introduction: Notte e giorno faticar (Leporello, Donna Anna, Don Giovanni, Il Commendatore)||
|4||Verdi: Aida / Act 1 - Or di Vulcano...Su! del Nilo al sacro lido||
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