- Category : Engineer-Electrical
- Type : ME
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 3
Italian opera singer who made his tenor debut in Florence in 1938, after leaving his work as an electrical engineer to enter the world of opera. He had a successful career for 27 years, making his last professional appearance in Venice in 1965.
Tagliavini studied at a university in electrical engineering and at the Conservatory of Parma, pupil of Brancucci and Bassi. He had a brilliant career that included foreign theatres, the Met, Convent Garden and the Paris Opera. He recorded with Maria Callas and appeared in numerous films. Tagliavini received First Prize at Festival di Maggio in Florence in 1939 and the Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
Tagliavini is divorced with two kids. He died on January 28, 1995 in Reggio Emilia, Italy; age 81