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Giorgio Tozzi

voc, 1923-2011 US, Chicago
Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Emile De Becque

Giorgio Tozzi (January 8, 1923 – May 30, 2011) was an American operatic bass. He was a mainstay for many years with the Metropolitan Opera, and sang principal bass roles in nearly every major opera house worldwide.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Bass
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Don Giovanni, K. 527: Act II Scene 15: Don Giovanni, a cenar teco (Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Leporello, Chorus) on Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Böhm & Tullio Serafin
Turandot on Puccini: Romance & Drama - Legendary Singers by Various Artists
Messa da Requiem: 1. Requiem on Verdi: Requiem/Quattro Pezzi Sacri by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Rosalind Elias, Jussi Björling, Giorgio Tozzi, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Philharmoniker, Fritz Reiner, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta
Le vaisseau fantôme, Ouverture on Wagner: Le vaisseau fantôme by Various Artists
Aida / Act 2: Gloria all'Egitto, ad Iside on Verdi: Aïda - Highlights by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Rita Gorr, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro del Teatro dell' Opera di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
South Pacific: Some Enchanted Evening on South Pacific) by Richard Rodgers & Music Theater of Lincoln Center Cast of South Pacific (1967)
La Bohème on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, RCA Victor Orchestra, RCA Victor Chorus, Jussi Björling, Victoria de los Ángeles, Robert Merrill, John Reardon, Lucine Amara, Giorgio Tozzi, Rernando Corena, William Nahr, Thomas Powell, George del Monte & Sir Thomas Beecham
La boheme: Act I: Aria (Mimi) on Puccini, G.: Opera Excerpts by Giacomo Puccini, Various Artists, Oliviero de Fabritiis, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Jonel Perlea, Alberto Erede, Alexander Rahbari, Ondrej Lenard, Sir Thomas Beecham, Renato Cellini, Herbert von Karajan, Will Humburg, Tullio Serafin & Franco Ghione
Aida / Act 1: "Alta cagion v'aduna" on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro del Teatro dell' Opera di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 2: Vieni, o guerriero vindice on Verdi: Aïda - Highlights by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Rita Gorr, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro del Teatro dell' Opera di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Giorgio Tozzi Sings The Popular Art SongGiorgio Tozzi2012Album
La Fanciulla Del West = The Girl Of The Golden West / HighlightsGiacomo Puccini, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Cornell MacNeil, Giorgio Tozzi, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia And Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana2011Album
Der Fiegende HollanderRichard Wagner • George London • Leonie Rysanek • Giorgio Tozzi • Sándor Kónya • The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra And Metropolitan Opera Chorus Of The The Metropolitan Opera Conductor: Karl Böhm2004Album
La Fanciulla Del West HighlightsGiacomo Puccini, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Cornell MacNeil, Giorgio Tozzi, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia And Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana2000Album
Der TroubadourGiuseppe Verdi, Renata Tebaldi, Giulietta Simionato, Mario del Monaco, Luisa Maragliano, Giorgio Tozzi, Ugo Savarese, Chor Des Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, L'Orchestre Du Grand Théâtre De Genève, Alberto Erede2000Album
RequiemFritz Reiner, Leontyne Price, Rosalind Elias, Jussi Björling, Giorgio Tozzi, Giuseppe Verdi, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Singverein2000Album
Turandot (Arije I Scene)Giacomo Puccini ; Birgit Nilsson, Renata Tebaldi, Jussi Björling, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Erich Leinsdorf1996Album
La Forza Del DestinoGiuseppe Verdi, Zinka Milanov, Giuseppe di Stefano, Leonard Warren, Rosalind Elias, Giorgio Tozzi, Fernando Previtali1996Album
TurandotGiacomo Puccini, Montserrat Caballé, Luciano Pavarotti, Leona Mitchell, Giorgio Tozzi, Raymond Manton, Dale Duesing, Rémy Corazza, Aldo Bramante, Pamela South, Carol Vaness, Gwendolyn Jones, Riccardo Chailly, Joseph Frank1996Album
Symphonien Eroica NeunteLudwig van Beethoven, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi1993Compil.
Symphony No.9 "Choral" / Fidelio, Leonore No. 3, Coriolan OverturesLudwig van Beethoven, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch1985Compil.
TurandotGiacomo Puccini, Birgit Nilsson, Renata Tebaldi, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Erich Leinsdorf, Jussi Björling1977Album
Favorite Music From Handel's "Messiah"Georg Friedrich Händel, Sir Thomas Beecham, Jon Vickers, Giorgio Tozzi, Jennifer Vyvyan, Monica Sinclair1973Album
Greatest Hits From La Bohème · Madama ButterflyLeontyne Price · Anna Moffo · Richard Tucker · Robert Merrill · Giorgio Tozzi · Erich Leinsdorf1972Album
Il Trovatore (Highlights)Giuseppe Verdi – Renata Tebaldi, Luisa Maragliano, Giulietta Simionato, Ugo Savarese, Giorgio Tozzi With The Chor Des Maggio Musicale Fiorentino And L'Orchestre Du Grand Théâtre De Genève Conducted By Alberto Erede1972Album
Il TrovatoreGiuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Richard Tucker, Leonard Warren, Rosalind Elias, Giorgio Tozzi1970Album
Rodgers And Hammerstein's South PacificGiorgio Tozzi, Florence Henderson1967Album
La Forza del Destino (Highlights)Leontyne Price, Richard Tucker, Robert Merrill, Shirley Verrett, Giorgio Tozzi, Ezio Flagello1966Album
Luisa MillerGiuseppe Verdi, Anna Moffo, Carlo Bergonzi, Shirley Verrett, Cornell MacNeil, Giorgio Tozzi, Ezio Flagello1965Album
Verdi: La Forza Del DestinoLeontyne Price, Richard Tucker, Robert Merrill, Shirley Verrett, Giorgio Tozzi, Ezio Flagello1965Album
The Student PrinceSigmund Romberg, Roberta Peters, Jan Peerce, Giorgio Tozzi, Anita Darian, Lawrence Avery, The Merrill Staton Choir, Hershy Kay, Franz Allers1963Album
Romeo And JulietHector Berlioz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch Conducting, Rosalind Elias, Cesare Valletti, Giorgio Tozzi, New England Conservatory Chorus1963Album
AïdaGiuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Rita Gorr, Robert Merrill, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Georg Solti1962Album
La BohèmeAnna Moffo, Richard Tucker, Mary Costa, Robert Merrill, Giorgio Tozzi, Philip Maero, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Erich Leinsdorf1962Album
Romeo And JulietHector Berlioz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch Conducting, Rosalind Elias, Cesare Valletti, Giorgio Tozzi, New England Conservatory Chorus1962Album
Sings excerpts from Gioconda and ErnaniFranco Corelli, Giuseppe Verdi, Amilcare Ponchielli, Robert Merrill, Eileen Farrell, Leontyne Price, Cesare Siepi, Mario Sereni, Giorgio Tozzi1962Album
Aïda (Highlights)Giuseppe Verdi, Georg Solti Conducting Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Rita Gorr, Robert Merrill, Giorgio Tozzi1962Album
Simon BoccanegraGiuseppe Verdi, Tito Gobbi, Leyla Gencer, Giorgio Tozzi, Rolando Panerai, Vito Susca, Giuseppe Zampieri, Glade Peterson, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Gianandrea Gavazzeni1961Album
Choruses From Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana / Il TrovatorePietro Mascagni - Giuseppe Verdi, Elena Nicolai, Annamaria Anelli, Giorgio Tozzi, Franco Ghione, Alberto Erede1960Single
Turandot - Arien und SzenenGiacomo Puccini, Birgit Nilsson, Renata Tebaldi, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Erich Leinsdorf1960Album
TurandotGiacomo Puccini, Birgit Nilsson, Renata Tebaldi, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Erich Leinsdorf1960Album
The Ninth Symphony Of Beethoven And Symphony No. 8Ludwig van Beethoven, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi1959Album
The Barber Of SevilleGioacchino Rossini, The Metropolitan Opera, Erich Leinsdorf, Robert Merrill, Roberta Peters, Cesare Valletti, Fernando Corena, Giorgio Tozzi1959Album
The Ninth Symphony Of Beethoven And Symphony No. 8Ludwig van Beethoven, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi1959Album
Rose-MarieJulie Andrews / Giorgio Tozzi1959Album
A Yuletide Song FestRosalind Elias, Giorgio Tozzi1959Album
Il Trovatore (Highlights)Giuseppe Verdi – Renata Tebaldi, Luisa Maragliano, Giulietta Simionato, Ugo Savarese, Giorgio Tozzi With The Chor Des Maggio Musicale Fiorentino And L'Orchestre Du Grand Théâtre De Genève Conducted By Alberto Erede1959Album
La Fanciulla Del West (The Girl Of The Golden West)Giacomo Puccini, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Cornell MacNeil, Giorgio Tozzi, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia And Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana1958Album
Presenting TozziGiorgio Tozzi / Jean Morel1958Album
Great Moments In Opera - Verdi-PucciniLicia Albanese, Jussi Björling, Victoria De Los Angeles, Robert Merrill, Zinka Milanov, Jan Peerce, Roberta Peters, Giorgio Tozzi, Cesare Valletti, Leonard Warren1958Compil.
Lucia Di LammermoorGaetano Donizetti — Roberta Peters / Jan Peerce / Giorgio Tozzi / Philip Maero, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Erich Leinsdorf1958Album
Selections From The Desert SongGiorgio Tozzi / Kathy Barr With Warren Galjour And Eugene Morgan1958Album
La Fanciulla Del West = The Girl Of The Golden WestGiacomo Puccini, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Cornell MacNeil, Giorgio Tozzi, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia And Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana1958Album
Selections From The Desert SongKathy Barr, Giorgio Tozzi1958Single
Guglielmo TellGioacchino Rossini - Giuseppe Taddei, Mario Filippeschi, Rosanna Carteri, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Sinfonica Di Torino Della RAI e Coro Di Torino Della RAI, Mario Rossi1957Album
AïdaGiuseppe Verdi, Lucine Amara, Rosalind Elias, Shakeh Vartenissian, Albert Da Costa, Frank Guarrera, Giorgio Tozzi, Louis Sgarro, James McCracken, The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra And Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Fausto Cleva, Kurt Herbert Adler1956Album
Le Nozze Di FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Martial Singher, Lucine Amara, Nadine Conner, Giorgio Tozzi, Mildred Miller, Herta Glaz, Salvatore Baccaloni, Alessio De Paolis, Gabor Carelli, Lawrence Davidson, Emilia Cundari, Max Rudolf1956Album
Il TrovatoreGiuseppe Verdi, Mario del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, Giulietta Simionato, Ugo Savarese, Giorgio Tozzi1956Album
Der Fliegende Holländer - SzenenRichard Wagner, George London, Leonie Rysanek, Giorgio Tozzi, Karl Liebl, Richard Lewis, Rosalind Elias, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Und Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Antal DoratiAlbum
Highlights From The Barber Of SevilleGioacchino Rossini, Robert Merrill, Cesare Valletti, Roberta Peters, Giorgio Tozzi, Fernando Corena, Erich LeinsdorfAlbum
RigolettoRoberta Peters, Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma and Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Jonel PerleaAlbum
The Great Waltz - Original CastGiorgio TozziAlbum
Highlights From William TellGioacchino Rossini, Giuseppe Taddei, Rosanna Carteri, Giorgio Tozzi, Fernando Corena, Orchestra Sinfonica Di Torino Della RAI & Coro Di Torino Della RAI / Orchestra Cond. By Mario Rossi / Chorus Cond. By Ruggero MaghiniAlbum
Les Noces De Figaro (Extraits)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Erich Leinsdorf, Wiener Philharmoniker, Giorgio Tozzi, Roberta Peters, Lisa Della Casa, George London, Rosalind Elias, Gabor Carelli, Sandra Warfield, Anny FelbermayerAlbum
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