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Mario Lanza

Because You're Mine

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1952
  • 1952
  • 1953
  • 1959
  • 1998
  • 1950

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Mario Lanza (January 31, 1921October 7, 1959) was an American tenor and Hollywood movie star of the late 1940s and 1950s. He was the son of Italian immigrants and began studying to be a professional singer at age 15. Orchestra conductor Arturo Toscanini would reputedly later call him “the greatest voice of the twentieth century.“ Others referred to him extravagantly as the “New Caruso,“ after his “instant success” in Hollywood films, while MGM hoped he would become their “singing Clark Gable” with his good looks and powerful voice. After his performance at the Hollywood Bowl in 1947, he signed a seven year contract with MGM head Louis B. Mayer who saw the show and was impressed by his singing. Before that time, Lanza had only two opera appearances, when in 1948 he... Read on...

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More songs by Mario Lanza (See Charts): I'll Walk With God, and Be My Love.

Popular in Classical (See Charts): Ode To Joy, Con Te Partiro, Nutcracker, Asturias Leyenda, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Por Ti Volare, Canon, Big Stones, Star Wars (Main Theme), and Be My Love.

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