Magda Olivero

1910 - 2014

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Magda Olivero (née Maria Maddalena Olivero) (25 March 1910 – 8 September 2014), was an Italian operatic soprano. Her career started in 1932 when she was 22, and spanned five decades, establishing her "as an important link between the era of the verismo composers and the modern opera stage". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Magda Olivero has received more than 91,013 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Magda Olivero is the 442nd most popular singer (up from 548th in 2019), the 2,021st most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,122nd in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Italian Singer.

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Among singers, Magda Olivero ranks 442 out of 3,541Before her are Lili Ivanova, Leyla Gencer, Giulietta Simionato, Esther Ofarim, Steve Perry, and Andy Gibb. After her are Cissy Houston, Dinah Washington, King Diamond, Jungkook, Carly Simon, and Nellie Melba.

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Among people born in 1910, Magda Olivero ranks 100Before her are Sylvester Stadler, Helene Mayer, Hideo Shinojima, Giulietta Simionato, Scatman Crothers, and Joy Adamson. After her are Trygve Bratteli, Félix Candela, Artie Shaw, Bernard Voorhoof, Fritz Leiber, and Ernst Schäfer. Among people deceased in 2014, Magda Olivero ranks 118Before her are Andrea de Cesaris, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Marina Ginestà, Manuel Uribe, and Karlheinz Deschner. After her are Edward Herrmann, Gloria Leonard, Tatiana Samoilova, Ralph Waite, Horace Silver, and Alice Babs.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Magda Olivero ranks 2,021 out of 4,088Before her are Roberto Assagioli (1888), Galeria Fundana (100), Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1658), Giuseppe Prinzi (1825), Riccardo Drigo (1846), and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-300). After her are Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1587), Giovanni Pascoli (1855), Leopoldo de' Medici (1617), Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro (1853), Dorando Pietri (1885), and Albert Azzo II, Margrave of Milan (1009).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Magda Olivero ranks 43Before her are Carlo Bergonzi (1924), Cecilia Bartoli (1966), Peppino di Capri (1939), Senesino (1686), Mia Martini (1947), and Giulietta Simionato (1910). After her are Gigi D'Agostino (1967), Claudio Villa (1926), Renato Carosone (1920), Faustina Bordoni (1697), Titta Ruffo (1877), and Tito Schipa (1889).