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Pier Miranda Ferraro Suggest updates

Born Altivole, 30 October 1924.

Died Milan, 25 January 2008.

Italian tenor.

'Piero Miranda Ferraro studied with Bononi at the Venice School of Music. In 1950 he took part in the Scala Contest for young lyrical singers, and won. In the same year he appeared for the first time at the Teatro Nuovo, Milan, in “La Boheme,” achieving a most pronounced success. During the 1951-52 opera season he sang at La Scala in “Osteria Portoghese" by Cherubini, amongst other operas.

He achieved his greatest success in London by his appearance in the role of Cavaradossi in "Tosca.” '

Source

OperaScotland programme for Italian Opera Tour. (1953). London: Eugene Iskoldoff Productions

Roles in Scotland

Mario Cavaradossi a painter
Tosca 1953
Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay
Trovatore 1954
Otello a Moorish general, Venetian Governor of Cyprus
Otello 1967

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