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Mario Lanza - The Voice Of The Century FLAC album

Performer: Mario Lanza
Genre: Pop music / Classical music
Title: The Voice Of The Century
Style: Opera, Vocal
FLAC version ZIP size: 1613 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1760 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1243 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 563

Mario Lanza (born Alfredo Arnold Cocozza; January 31, 1921 – October 7, 1959) was an American tenor of Italian ancestry, and an actor and Hollywood film star of the late 1940s and the 1950s. Lanza began studying to be a professional singer at the age of 16. After appearing at the Hollywood Bowl in 1947, Lanza signed a seven-year film contract with Louis B. Mayer, the head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, who saw his performance and was impressed by his singing

Listen to albums and songs from Mario Lanza. Heralded by Toscanini as "the greatest voice of the 20th Century," Mario Lanza was a tenor turned national heartthrob in the 1940s and '50s. Though he appeared on the opera stage only twice, he shored up his credentials on the silver screen, playing Enrico Caruso in 1951's The Great Caruso, and he made numerous recordings for RCA. Roles in the films The Midnight Kiss and The Toast of New Orleans helped him to sell millions of records. An alcoholic and compulsive overeater, he died of a heart attack at the age of 38, in 1959.

Mario Lanza possessed one of the truly great natural tenor voices of the past century – a voice of beauty, passion, and power! So declares Placido Domingo in his preface to Armando Cesari’s 2004 biography, Mario Lanza: An American Tragedy.

In Philadelphia, the Mario Lanza Institute and Museum puts on an annual Mario Lanza ball. A new CD album of previously unissued recordings from MGM, including a spirited rendition of ''Beloved'' that got him dismissed as leading man in the film of ''The Student Prince'' in 1952, was released by Turner Entertainment this year.

The American lirico spinto tenor Mario Lanza (1921-1959) possessed, in the opinion of Plácido Domingo, "one of the truly great natural tenor voices of the past century-a voice of beauty, passion, and power. His brief but meteoric career included acclaimed performances in opera, sold-out concert tours, million-selling records, and the title role in MGM's box-office hit The Great Caruso (1951). He was also a highly influential artist. If I’m an opera singer," José Carreras has said, "it’s thanks to Mario Lanza.

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Mario Lanza (31 January 1921 – 7 October 1959) was an American operatic tenor and Hollywood movie star who enjoyed success in the 1950s. His voice was considered by many to rival that of Enrico Caruso, whom Lanza portrayed in the 1951 film The Great Caruso. Lanza was able to sing all types of music. While his highly emotional style was not universally praised by critics, he was immensely popular and his many recordings are still prized today.


A1 Be My Love
A2 And This Is My Beloved
A3 Lygia
A4 Santa Lucia
B1 You And The Night And The Music
B2 Tell Me Tonight
B3 I'll Never Love You
B4 Someday I'll Find You
C1 Temptation
C2 A Kiss
C3 If I Loved You
C4 Song Of The Vagabonds
D1 Only A Rose
D2 Funiculi, Funicula
D3 I'll See You In My Dreams
D4 Through The Years