Franco Corelli

1921 - 2003

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Franco Corelli (8 April 1921 – 29 October 2003) was an Italian tenor who had a major international opera career between 1951 and 1976. Associated in particular with the spinto and dramatic tenor roles of the Italian repertory, he was celebrated universally for his powerhouse voice, electrifying top notes, clear timbre, passionate singing and remarkable performances. Dubbed the "prince of tenors", audiences were enchanted by his handsome features and charismatic stage presence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franco Corelli has received more than 249,777 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Franco Corelli is the 204th most popular singer (down from 200th in 2019), the 1,233rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,200th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Italian Singer.

Franco Corelli was a famous Italian tenor. He is most famous for his performances in operas such as "Pagliacci" and "La Boheme."

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Among singers, Franco Corelli ranks 204 out of 3,541Before him are Trini Lopez, İbrahim Tatlıses, Sofia Rotaru, Courtney Love, Dionne Warwick, and Nicolai Gedda. After him are Neil Diamond, Peter Green, Rob Halford, George Benson, Boris Christoff, and Debbie Harry.

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Among people born in 1921, Franco Corelli ranks 71Before him are Louis Jourdan, Karel Appel, Harald Quandt, Peter Benenson, Abdul Salam Arif, and Jane Russell. After him are Robert Bruce Merrifield, Viktor Kulikov, Gérard Debreu, Oskar Gröning, Miklós Jancsó, and Thomas Schelling. Among people deceased in 2003, Franco Corelli ranks 41Before him are Helmut Rahn, Bertram Brockhouse, Horst Buchholz, David Dacko, Edgar F. Codd, and Frederick Chapman Robbins. After him are Leslie Cheung, Mario Beccaria, John Schlesinger, Nǃxau ǂToma, Roberto Bolaño, and Bob Hope.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Franco Corelli ranks 1,233 out of 4,088Before him are Quintus Hortensius (-114), Naevius Sutorius Macro (-21), Ugo Tognazzi (1922), Pier Angeli (1932), Edda Mussolini (1910), and Gaetano Mosca (1858). After him are Desiderata of the Lombards (754), Louis I of Etruria (1773), Angela of Foligno (1248), Antipope Eulalius (310), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), and Giuseppe Moscati (1880).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Franco Corelli ranks 19Before him are Renata Tebaldi (1922), Mina (1940), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Beniamino Gigli (1890), Barbara Strozzi (1619), and Mario Del Monaco (1915). After him are Gianni Morandi (1944), Alessandro Moreschi (1858), Fabrizio De André (1940), Tito Gobbi (1913), Umberto Tozzi (1952), and Giuseppina Strepponi (1815).