Giuseppe Di Stefano

1921 - 2008

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Giuseppe Di Stefano (24 July 1921 – 3 March 2008) was an Italian operatic tenor who sang professionally from the mid-1940s until the early 1990s. Called Pippo by both fans and friends, he was known as the "Golden voice" or "The most beautiful voice", as the true successor of Beniamino Gigli. Luciano Pavarotti said he modeled himself after Di Stefano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Di Stefano has received more than 178,485 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Giuseppe Di Stefano is the 171st most popular singer (down from 167th in 2019), the 1,099th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,064th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Singer.

Giuseppe di Stefano is most famous for being the first tenor to sing in the Metropolitan Opera.

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Among singers, Giuseppe Di Stefano ranks 171 out of 3,541Before him are Chester Bennington, Bryan Ferry, Tony Bennett, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Al Jarreau, and Ofra Haza. After him are Laura Branigan, Beniamino Gigli, Bill Withers, David Coverdale, Esma Redžepova, and Bob Geldof.

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Among people born in 1921, Giuseppe Di Stefano ranks 55Before him are Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Georges Brassens, Yoichiro Nambu, Yitzhak Navon, Paul Watzlawick, and Zdeněk Miler. After him are Alexandra of Yugoslavia, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento, Donna Reed, Paul Schäfer, György Cziffra, and Mario Lanza. Among people deceased in 2008, Giuseppe Di Stefano ranks 38Before him are John Archibald Wheeler, Masanobu Fukuoka, Ivan Rebroff, Horst Tappert, Aimé Césaire, and George Habash. After him are Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow, George Carlin, Mark Felt, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Leonid Hurwicz, and Jörg Haider.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Di Stefano ranks 1,099 out of 4,088Before him are Fulvia (-77), Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Eleonora Duse (1858), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Giacomo Carissimi (1605), and Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (1636). After him are Marco Ferreri (1928), Leonardo Leo (1694), Nero Julius Caesar (6), Beniamino Gigli (1890), Romano Guardini (1885), and Federico Barocci (1535).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Giuseppe Di Stefano ranks 15Before him are Salvatore Adamo (1943), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Mirella Freni (1935), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Renata Tebaldi (1922), and Mina (1940). After him are Beniamino Gigli (1890), Barbara Strozzi (1619), Mario Del Monaco (1915), Franco Corelli (1921), Gianni Morandi (1944), and Alessandro Moreschi (1858).