MICHELANGELO VERSO  Cliccate qui per il sito in lingua Italiana
Italian Lyric Tenor (1920-2006)

Michelangelo Verso passed away in Palermo on 18 September 2006.
His son Michelangelo Jr. wrote an homage to his dear father which you can read here.

Dear Music lovers if you like 'Belcanto'
and want to know a piece of history and a bit about the life and career of an Italian Tenor
with a beautiful voice who:
sang with Beniamino Gigli, Maria Caniglia,
Cesare Bardelli, Carlo Morelli and many
others, was contracted at the Pittsburgh
Opera House,
sang on the legendary
transatlantic liner Andrea Doria, recorded
many records for Columbia, Fonit, Cetra
and made a modest career almost all over the
world, then this will be the right place for you.

Michelangelo Verso

Michelangelo Verso sings with the Mexican symphonic orchestra. Click on the image to see the public announcement of this event (Chrysler's Hour)

You can view some playbills or
artistic photos of Michelangelo
Verso and some together with
famous artists like the great
Beniamino Gigli, Giuseppe
Di Stefano
, Maria Callas,
Maria Caniglia, Maria Felix,
Pedro Vargas
, Mina, Tot
and many others....
In that case you can click on
Photo-Album where you'll find
the index of all available
photo-galleries on this site.

If you like to hear some songs and arias sung by Michelangelo Verso
with the Mexican Symphonic Orchestra directed by Raùl Lavista
, in a life
Radio-performance of the concert 'Chrysler's Hour', sponsored by Chrysler,
to be seen in the picture above, please click on the titles below.

To download or listen to mp3 files, you can go directly to the dedicated page

Core'ngrato (wma file 434kB)
La danza di Rossini (wma file 503kB)
Recondita armonia (wma file 393kB)
M'apparì (wma file 506kB)
Granada (wma file 537kB)
Non ti scordar di me (wma file 548kB)


To hear some Audio files of the Mexican TV-film "Invitacion a Italia",
starring Michelangelo Verso and Gloria Aguiar, please click here
You'll find other Audio files also in the section Discography

If you would like to know or read more about tenor Michelangelo Verso,
please click on one of the links below or inside the horizontal navigation bar

- to know story, highlights and
career of Michelangelo Verso

Discography - the complete list of all 78,
33 and 45 rpm records

Photo-Album - general index of all photo galleries and images on this site

Compact Discs
- recent recordings on CD

Reviews - newspaper clips and articles
of the recent and past with photos

Interview with Michelangelo Verso

- comments received from visitors 

M. Verso at the Metropolitan Pittsburgh Opera House (click on the image to see the enlargement)

If you would like to read some personal memoirs and interesting anecdotes
about Gigli, related by Michelangelo Verso himself, please click here

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