Mario Lanza

Born 31 January 1921. Died 7 October 1959
Mario Lanza
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1921-01-31
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Mario Lanza

Mario Lanza Biography (Wikipedia)

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. Prior to that, the adult Lanza had sung only two performances of an opera. The following year (1948), however, he sang the role of Pinkerton in Puccini's Madame Butterfly in New Orleans.

His film début for MGM was in That Midnight Kiss (1949) with Kathryn Grayson and Ethel Barrymore. A year later, in The Toast of New Orleans, his featured popular song "Be My Love" became his first million-selling hit. In 1951, he played the role of tenor Enrico Caruso, his idol, in the biopic The Great Caruso, which produced another million-seller with "The Loveliest Night of the Year" (a song which used the melody of Sobre las Olas). The Great Caruso was the top-grossing film that year.

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A Night To Remember
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A Night To Remember
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Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
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Be My Love
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Be My Love
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Serenade
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Serenade
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The Loveliest Night Of The Year
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The Loveliest Night Of The Year
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You are My Heart's Delight (Yours is my Heart Alone)
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You are My Heart's Delight (Yours is my Heart Alone)
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Come Prima
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Come Prima
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Because
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Because
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Because You're Mine
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Because You're Mine
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La Danza
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La Danza
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September Song
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September Song
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Drinking song
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Drinking song
Mario Lanza
Golden Days
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Golden Days
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Night & Day
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Night & Day
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Torna a Surriento
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Torna a Surriento
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Drink Drink Drink
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Drink Drink Drink
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Summertime In Heidelberg
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Summertime In Heidelberg
Giacomo Puccini
Che Gelida Manina
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Che Gelida Manina
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And This Is My Beloved
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And This Is My Beloved
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La Traviata - Brindisi
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La Traviata - Brindisi
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Funiculi, Funicula
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Funiculi, Funicula
Mario Lanza
Serenade From The Student Prince
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Serenade From The Student Prince
Gaetano Donizetti
Una furtiva lagrima (L'Elisir d'amore: Act 2, Sc 2)
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Una furtiva lagrima (L'Elisir d'amore: Act 2, Sc 2)
Mario Lanza
Temptation
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Temptation
Eduardo di Capua
O sole mio
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O sole mio
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The Donkey Serenade
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The Donkey Serenade
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Begin the Beguine
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Begin the Beguine
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Without A Song
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Without A Song
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Drink Drink Drink (The Drinking Song)
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Drink Drink Drink (The Drinking Song)
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