CD

Three legendary tenors in opera & song

Jussi Björling (performer), Beniamino Gigli (performer), Enrico Caruso (performer)
Show more
Title
Three legendary tenors in opera & song
Performer
Jussi Björling 1911-1960 (tenor) Beniamino Gigli 1890-1957 (tenor) Enrico Caruso 1873-1921 (tenor)
Publisher
Nimbus, 1996
1 cd
EAN
0710357143427
CDR
DDX1500

About Jussi Björling

Johan Jonatan "Jussi" Björling ( YOO-see BYOR-ling, Swedish: [ˈjɵ̌sːɪ ˈbjœ̂ːɭɪŋ]; 5 February 1911 – 9 September 1960) was a Swedish tenor. One of the leading operatic singers of the 20th century, Björling appeared for many years at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City and less frequently at the major European opera houses, including the Royal Opera House in London and La Scala in Milan. He sang the Italian, French and Russian opera repertory with taste.

Early life

Björling (surname also spelled as "Bjoerling" and "Bjorling" in English-language sources) was born in Stora Tuna, Borlänge, Dalarna, Sweden, in February 1911. The midwife's register shows he was born on 5 February, but …Read more on Wikipedia