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 Ezio Fortunato Pinza

Ezio Fortunato Pinza

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Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Death 9 May 1957 (aged 64)
Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 819 · View Source
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Opera Singer. It is said that his father insisted that he give up civil engineering to become an opera singer. He switched careers, studying at the Conservatory of Bologna, with a three-year stint at La Scala in Milan. His New York debut at the Met was in 1926 where he sang bass until 1949. He then launched a third career, starring on Broadway in "South Pacific", leading to roles in records, radio, movies, and television.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 819
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ezio Fortunato Pinza (18 May 1892–9 May 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 819, citing Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .