WorldCat Identities

Nucci, Leo

Works: 518 works in 2,132 publications in 6 languages and 24,657 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Romance television programs  Musical settings  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Author, Actor, Musician, Other, Artist, Collector, Composer, bar, Contributor
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Leo Nucci
Il viaggio a Reims by Gioacchino Rossini( )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Viaggio a Reims: Dramma giocoso in un'atto. Libretto: Luigi Balocchi
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( )

42 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlos: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Joseph Méry et Camille du Locle
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

55 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( )

43 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superstar Luciano Pavarotti left his indelible mark on some of the greatest roles in the tenor repertoire--including Verdi's Duke of Mantua, one of opera's ultimate bad boys. In this performance, Pavarotti's trademark honeyed tone and suave phrasing are paired with the innocence of June Anderson's Gilda (in the soprano's Met debut season and role). Leo Nucci is the tragic jester Rigoletto who sees his life and all his plans ruined
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

40 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Dec. 1988 at Sala Abanella, Milan
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two lovers who are separated, then pursued by her brother who is convinced that they are responsible for her father's death. The story is based on the premise that fate is inexorable, that there is no free choice
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfredo, the son of a wealthy European merchant, is smitten with the Parisian courtesan, Violetta. When Violetta abondons Alfredo to save his family's name, he unknowing confronts and humiliates her, leaving her dignity and health destroyed. Upon her deathbed, Alfredo returns to his true love, now aware of her glorious sacrifice
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three acts / libretto by Giambattista Varesco
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

63 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man's battle to reconcile his personal and political views
Le villi by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Villi: Opera-ballo in due atti. Libretto: Ferdinando Fontana
Falstaff : commedia lirica in tre atti by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

2 editions published in 1982 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amore : opera comica in due atti by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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La forza del destino
Alternative Names
Leo Nucci artiste lyrique

Leo Nucci Italiaans zanger

Leo Nucci italienischer Opernsänger

Leo Nucci italiensk sångare

Leo Nucci italiensk sanger

Leo Nucci italiensk songar

Leo Nucci opera singer

Nuči, Leo 1942-

Лео Нуччі

Нуччи, Лео

לאו נוצ'י



Italian (378)

French (25)

German (23)

English (20)

Spanish (3)

Dutch (1)