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Born Rome.

Italian tenor.

Angelo Marenzi studied in Milan, at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, and in Palermo, at the Centre for Lyrical Studies at the Teatro Massimo. He also trained in New York and with Tito Gobbi.

His debut was in Israel as Cavaradossi, Radamès and Otello. His career developed internationally, with appearances throughout Europe and the USA. He made his debut with Australian Opera in Sydney in 1981, singing Otello opposite Joan Sutherland. He returned to sing in Sydney (Radamès, Carlo I masnadieri, Canio) and Brisbane (Manrico).

His first appearance at the Wexford Festival, in 1981, came in Wolf-Ferrari's The Jewels of the Madonna, directed by Graham Vick. His British debut was as Canio with Opera North. This was followed by his only work in Scotland, singing Manrico with Scottish Opera.

Roles in Scotland

Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay
Trovatore 1986

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