Ezio Pinza

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Birthday
18, 1892
Birthplace
Rome, Italy
Death Date
May 9, 1957 (64)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1892
Birthplace
Rome, Italy
Death Date
May 9, 1957 (64)

About

Famous operatic bass and Broadway musical performer who received a Tony Award for his portrayal of "Emil de Becque" in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical South Pacific.

Before Fame

He studied singing at Bologna's Conservatorio Martini. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1926.

Trivia

He earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Family Life

He was born in Rome, Italy to Cesare Pinza and Clelia Bulgarelli.

Associated With

He appeared with Florence Henderson in Fanny, a 1954 Broadway musical.