Mario Lanza



Mario Lanza

Rating
Active
1937 to 1959
Born
January 31, 1921 in Philadelphia
Died
October 7, 1959
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Biography
Mario Lanza (born Alfred Arnold Cocozza; January 31, 1921 – October 7, 1959) was an American tenor of Italian ancestry, 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 Madama Butterfly in New Orleans.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Mario Lanza - The Best of Everything

Mario Lanza - The Best of Everything

Mario Lanza March 10, 2017

44 Tracks

Lanza Sings Caruso

Lanza Sings Caruso

Mario Lanza March 1, 2016

14 Tracks

Caroling Caroling - Christmas Legends

Caroling Caroling - Christmas Legends

Mario Lanza November 27, 2015

29 Tracks

A Night of Classics

A Night of Classics

Mario Lanza October 23, 2015

21 Tracks

The Mario Lanza Collection, Vol. 1

The Mario Lanza Collection, Vol. 1

Mario Lanza September 11, 2015

45 Tracks

The Mario Lanza Collection, Vol. 2

The Mario Lanza Collection, Vol. 2

Mario Lanza September 11, 2015

44 Tracks

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