Licia Albanese

1909 - 2014

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Licia Albanese (July 22, 1909 – August 15, 2014) was an Italian-born American operatic soprano. Noted especially for her portrayals of the lyric heroines of Verdi and Puccini, Albanese was a leading artist with the Metropolitan Opera from 1940 to 1966. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Licia Albanese has received more than 88,253 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Licia Albanese is the 798th most popular singer (down from 788th in 2019), the 2,705th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,403rd in 2019) and the 60th most popular Italian Singer.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.42

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Among singers, Licia Albanese ranks 798 out of 3,541Before her are Richard Carpenter, Sakis Rouvas, Mustafa Sandal, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Dave Davies, and Tammi Terrell. After her are Ileana Cotrubaș, Michèle Arnaud, Benny Moré, Verka Serduchka, Naná Vasconcelos, and Laurel Aitken.

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Among people born in 1909, Licia Albanese ranks 172Before her are Endel Puusepp, Gabrielle Roy, Eric Ambler, Bernabé Ferreyra, André Clot, and Nikola Vaptsarov. After her are Koichi Kudo, Sattar Bahlulzade, Ivo Lapenna, Henryk Jabłoński, Heinz Erhardt, and Piotr Jaroszewicz. Among people deceased in 2014, Licia Albanese ranks 177Before her are Ante Žanetić, Marco Cé, José Emilio Pacheco, José Policarpo, José Wilker, and Brian G. Hutton. After her are Simon Leys, Tomaž Šalamun, Martha Hyer, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Dennis Frederiksen, and Andrew V. McLaglen.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Licia Albanese ranks 2,705 out of 4,088Before her are Lorenzo Priuli (1489), Luis Trenker (1892), Achille Silvestrini (1923), Gaius Marcius Rutilus (-350), Alberto Gilardino (1982), and Bruno Platter (1944). After her are Fabio Cudicini (1935), Corrado Alvaro (1895), Antonio Pacinotti (1841), Giancarlo Minardi (1947), Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850), and Giulio Cabianca (1923).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Licia Albanese ranks 60Before her are Marietta Alboni (1823), Angelo Branduardi (1950), Francesco Guccini (1940), Maria Carta (1934), Massimo Ranieri (1951), and Patty Pravo (1948). After her are Riccardo Fogli (1947), Angelica Catalani (1780), Nilla Pizzi (1919), Nada (1953), Amelita Galli-Curci (1882), and Giuseppe Taddei (1916).