There are many aspects of Italian culture that are famous, such as art, films, architecture, and music. One genre of music for which Italy is particularly famous is opera. This country is home to some of the most spectacular opera houses in the world and is also the birthplace of many of the world’s most talented opera singers. Here are six of the top Italian opera singers.
Pavarotti was revered as one of the finest opera singers the 20th century has ever produced. With a voice that could soar to the highest octave and remain as pure of tone without wavering, he, with his ebullient personality, became so well known, the world grieved when he died in Modena in north-central Italy in 2007 at age 71. But not before he left an operatic legacy
Pavarotti is one of the most famous Italian opera singers of all time. He is probably best-known for his version of Nessun Dorma which was the song used to represent the World Cup hosted in Italy in 1990. However, there are many other interesting facts about this performer that are less well-known. Image … Continue reading 12 Things You Didn’t Know About Pavarotti
Anthony Dominick Benedetto is in his 90s and for the love of him, he still possesses a voice of velvet and satin as he croons to his audience in a sentimental tone. What's more, he plans to keep doing what he's been doing for the past six decades. After John Benedetto emigrated from Podargoni … Continue reading Tony Bennett Biography
The Italians are known for their talents in many different fields and one of these is musical talents. In fact, some of the best composers in the world have come from Italy and the music from the most famous ballets, concertos, and operas has been written by Italians. Here are five of the best-known … Continue reading Top Italian Composers
This hilarious Italian song features Mikey C (@Mikey_128) and his Italian grandmother, Zia Michelina (@Zia_michelina). It is an Italian parody of Cardi B's song "Bodak yellow" which topped the Hot 100 for three consecutive weeks. This hysterical song features many aspects of everyday life as an Italian Nonna including throwing shoes, wooden spoons, gelato, vino, and homegrown tomatoes! It also includes lyrics referring to how Nonnas never take the plastic off their couches and how they love to feed their guests! It is extremely relatable for all Italians with a Nonna.
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One of Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli’s most popular performances is that of Canto Della Terra. This song was composed by Francesco Sartori and the lyrics are written by Lucio Quarantotto. It was this duo that was responsible for writing Bocelli’s hit ‘Con te Partiro’.
Tony Bennett has released many hit singles during his career and ‘Boulevard of Broken Dreams’ is one of his most memorable and popular tracks.