Antonio Magini-Coletti

b.: February 17, 1855 (Iesi, Italy)
d.: July 21, 1912 (Rome, Italy)

Leading Italian baritone who had a prolific career in Europe and the United States during the late 19th century and the early part of the 20th century.
A versatile artist, he appeared in several opera world premieres but was particularly associated with the works of Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner and the verismo composers. He was also an accomplished exponent of the bel canto repertoire.