the  Tibbett year is 1876...I ain't that old.

Category:general -- posted at: 5:46pm EST

Five Fav.old tenors for me...Here is GOD (no.2)

Caruso is first.

Category:general -- posted at: 5:42pm EST

...my parents for not taking me to a sensational perf. Tibbett, 11/16/1896 and a sensationsal perf.on my third birthday.

 

The man was a GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:36pm EST

Yes,she had her flaws(Nabucco)

but the woman gave 1000% every night!

Category:general -- posted at: 7:16pm EST

  Best Screams in opera history 

if you check youtube!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 7:13pm EST

  Met Farewell of the beloved Leonie

Rysanek…..How we adored her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 7:06pm EST

Could have done 175 (and Salome)

Go to YouTube...it goes on forever!!!!!

    

Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EST

  "I wanted it realistic so I died

635 times.".Oh..her knes!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:56pm EST

  I knew Tebldi, but here is my 

"second sister!!!!!!!"

 

Category:general -- posted at: 5:51pm EST

 

    Now in Florida Facility

Still hits e flat on phone

One of all-time GREATEST!!!!!!!!

 

Happy Birthday

 

Category:general -- posted at: 5:48pm EST

         MY SISTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:44pm EST

I told Soviero to wear metal

panties but she did not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 11:32am EST

He was great...………….

 

     Even the hanky

Category:general -- posted at: 11:20am EST

  Now you can have a contest with the greats.

  You once told me people do not like your

squillo.I bet Lauri-Volpi is jealous!!!!!

   Thinking of what you gave the world.

   I will never forget you..... Rest  in peace.

    Il tuo Carlo....pensando sempre di te

Category:general -- posted at: 9:11pm EST

    My dear friend is gone!

 

Marcello and I always spoke

of the OLD TIME squillo…..

 

  Addio mio caro amico!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

Happpppy Birtday

Category:general -- posted at: 6:11pm EST

She is NOT FAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Happy Birthday...……………………...

Category:general -- posted at: 6:05pm EST

  Sad...Died before Met did it

  for him.

 

     GREAT MAN..I spent some time with

     Sarah shortly after he died...………...

 

Category:general -- posted at: 7:34am EST

  My darling Irina!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 7:06am EST

I love her...and what a sweet lady!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 7:03am EST

Caruso sang Elisir and Juive

Tucker sang Cosi and la Juive.

 

Can't a Jew  CRY??? Italians DO!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 6:59am EST

So Tucker could be 
over the top"

 

What about Gigli????? He cried!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I adored the man.....Couldn't hit a bad note

 

8/28/1913

Category:general -- posted at: 6:56am EST

...and Grigolo sells out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 2:52am EST

Beviamo ai novissimi LEGAMI

Butterfly act One. To this day

will never forget him.Pushed but a GOD

of tone  8/6/30.   Adored a man

who put out an LP(No fooling)

that was entitled "E Avanti a lui

tremava tutto il Met!

  Carreras,Gigli,Di Stefano

and Daniele.     I HEAR LEGAMI NOW!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 2:48am EST

  I am the fool with glasses. The late Ed

Rosen,Marty Broms(center),Vinnie

Titone did our CELESTE.I really look

like I came out of a madhouse.

   BUT we did a "Three tenor takeoff"

but Charlie.....you should be shot!

  But we really all could sing...…

  Please stay on this site even though

I belong in Bonisolli's nuthouse

 

But together we did about 700 perf...

and GOOD!!!!

  

Category:general -- posted at: 2:38am EST

  NO ONE could do what she did!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Happy memories

Category:general -- posted at: 1:27am EST

 

 

Get the stopwatch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:53pm EST

Loved her Met Lucia.....but they

did have her since..They are idiots!!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:47pm EST

  8/21/33   GREAT lady!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

Negri tried to tell Leyla her

 E flat is better than hers.Callas

walked in and said, "I was the best!!!"

Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EST

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2ld8SLq-sw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2ld8SLq-sw

  Since Adelaide Negri arrived this

week, she is already telling Gencer how

to sing in chest and that she is NOT

flawed. Gencer belted her in the mouth.

Category:general -- posted at: 3:20pm EST

After Tucker,Corelli,Mario=NESSUNO!

Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm EST

  GOD!!!!  He was so great!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 1:18pm EST

Came out and said "Hello,boys" in my poor ear.

 Held "Io resto a te" forever..especially on 1951 Callas.

 NO ONE like him today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 1:15pm EST

My first opera.I recall only Del Monaco

coming at me with white teeth.I was 15.

He was a GOD..Saw him 40 times!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

Wonderful voice   7/23/54

 

 Just faded away...……………………..

Category:general -- posted at: 4:08pm EST

  By any name, he was a GOD, but

he did end up singing too open.

Category:general -- posted at: 3:58pm EST

...he still was a sensation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:54pm EST

   What opera was!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm EST

  He sang too open over the years but, GOD,

the man was a sensation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm EST

Di Stefano might have pushed that voice as time

went on on......sang too open...but MY GOD...the man was a a GOD!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:47pm EST

Too good for the Met

Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am EST

Scala did not like me at 17.

 They threw Lasagna!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EST

  I saw Gigli and Schipa farewells

     I will never forget!@

Category:general -- posted at: 9:19am EST

Carlo and Nicolai born same month

The Gods were good.....

Category:general -- posted at: 9:15am EST

   The greatest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EST

  Have fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 9:05am EST

  Piotr No.2..his idol

Category:general -- posted at: 9:01am EST

     Another vocal GOD!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:57am EST

    Model for all tenors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am EST

Did we know what he

would become????

Category:general -- posted at: 8:52am EST

Took him for granted once???????????????

  The man is 65.I was at a 

recital at 77,Beloved!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:49am EST

  Too good for the MET!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

Reminds me of my Abigaille at Scala. They threw Lasagna!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:31am EST

  I wish more people would recognize her

greatness!!!!! She owes me 50,000 bucks

for all the publicity I gave her.

Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am EST

  The Mexicans went NUTS!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am EST

  It was a riot!!!!!    My tape!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 11:06am EST

  E flat from the heavens!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 11:04am EST

  I was Marisa Galvany's doctor in

Yolantha in 1965. We have been

 buddies ever since. HAPPY BIRTHDAY

to my darling friend. Who else has

had the pleasure of looking down her throat 

as she hit E flats!!!!    A GREAT SINGER!

Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am EST

  Franco Zeffirelli's Productions

will reign forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Category:general -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

Piotr just became a KAMMERSINGER!

NO ONE deserves it more!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 2:33am EST

  I was brought up on this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm EST

  6/7/07.   Played "Oggi fatale" from

Wm.Tell over and over!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 10:03pm EST

  Superb voice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm EST

Still had it.Nervous guy they say.I love

the guy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 9:53pm EST

  It was sweet of Alagna to say to me

that he could look into my eyes and see

how much I love music.  

Category:general -- posted at: 9:48pm EST

   Two great buddies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:43pm EST

  Not since Tebaldi have I known anyone

 so darling.(well,Zeani also)

Category:general -- posted at: 3:40pm EST

  The sweetest,nicest singer one could

know.  Dearesr Irina,who likes my jokes,

celebrates her birthday today.

  She defines the word "lovable."

Category:general -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

Now..THIS is the real Bartoli!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:10pm EST

  Cecilia Bartoli 6/4/80  Cannot bear her

  Scaccati.   Is the voice audible live?

Category:general -- posted at: 5:08pm EST

  How exciting for a guy who has seen

the great divas to discover a superb voice!

Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm EST

My joke..Ariadne Obnoxious (not her)

Category:general -- posted at: 10:53pm EST

Lise Davidson..Gorgeous new voice!!!!!!     Brava!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 10:51pm EST

In case you never heard my buddy Maria Galvany do this......It is

the greatest..and remember, I am the only one

alive who looked down her throat on those Bolena

high notes... Buddies since 1965!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 6:19pm EST

You do not have to be Nilsson!!!!! She "gives a

music lesson" to all...Adored by all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 5:51pm EST

Olivia's work with Inner city kids

in California...just got a million dollar gift.

  A sweetheart of a person....and better

than all of them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm EST

  Herniated vocal chord shortened

his great career.A true GREAT!!

Category:general -- posted at: 4:10pm EST

5/30/1909.One of the greatest

singers EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(See if you can spot him in a uniform

behind Ingrid Bergman in the scene

in Casablanca where they sing the Marsellaise.)

Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

I went to Bolena for Galvany and out

came this then mezzo,Olivia. I went NUTS!

Category:general -- posted at: 4:02pm EST

Olivia Stapp is a dear friend and one

of the greats... 5/30/39. Adore her.

Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm EST

      Her last performances....She

will never walk alone in opera 

literature..She will be with us forever!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:56pm EST

Birthday celebration of an adored lady!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:52pm EST

Shirley Verrett 5/31/31   Blew the roof

off on the B.  I adored her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 3:50pm EST

  Wonderful new CD with rare Forza

and Ernani arias.  RECOMMENDED!!!

Will review soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

Neri died only at 49.( 5/21/1909)

Imagine those two together@@@@@@@@

 

Category:general -- posted at: 9:05am EST

  Imagine telling Gigli or Corelli that

the opere had to end with her Mad Scene.

Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EST

  Nella Melba   5/19/1861    MEAN!!!!!!

 

   But great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:56am EST

                 Two special men

Category:general -- posted at: 8:53am EST

Non posso imagginare….Coming in

July!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cannot sing even

Il cavallo scalpita..  SHOCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:51am EST

Doing Santuzza in July......Mamma ma!!

 

She is delusional!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:46am EST

  I adored this great man!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:43am EST

5/18/1958    I always told Lauren she

is a rare lady because she takes chances.

RARE among divas....and a friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:38am EST

  The Caruso of Bassos...…..

Category:general -- posted at: 8:34am EST

Ezio Pinza 5/18/1892

  The greatest ever!@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

Category:general -- posted at: 8:31am EST

On Jan Kiepura's 5/16/ birthday,let

us celebrate my favorite singer,my

dear Piotr Beczala.Kiepura would love him!

 

 

Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm EST

  Piotr introduced me to his son!!! He then

  got on the phone and called "Hi ma"...It was

Martha Eggerth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 11:31pm EST

  We lost this great man too young!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 11:27pm EST

  She had a tremendous repertory,

I hope you enjoy this.Rest in Peace.

Category:general -- posted at: 9:55pm EST

  Remembering Daniela Dessi. I know

  Fabio misses her.

Category:general -- posted at: 7:46pm EST


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