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  1. Early life. Alessandro Moreschi was born into a Roman Catholic family in the town of Monte Compatri in the Papal States, near Frascati (). [citation needed] It is possible that he was born with an inguinal hernia, for which castration was still thought to be a cure in nineteenth-century stoneshaperfelharimhelldweller.xyzinfor possibility is that he was castrated later, around , which would have been more in line.
  2. Alessandro Moreschi () was the last known castrato and the only one to have made records, in 19at the Vatican. Most of them are extremely rare and this reissue includes all of Moreschi’s known solo recordings as well as five choral records on which his voice is clearly discernable. Explore.
  3. Mar 23,  · Alessandro Moreschi, one of the last castrato singers, was the only one who had his voice recorded. Mar 23, Ian Harvey. Alessandro Moreschi was a castrato singer in the late 19th century. It is unknown when he was castrated, but it is thought to have been around
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  5. Alessandro Moreschi: The Last Castrato (Complete Vatican Recordings) Alessandro Moreschi. April 1, $ Start your day free trial of Unlimited to listen to this album plus tens of millions more songs. Exclusive Prime pricing. Ave verum by Alessandro Moreschi With Quartet and Singers of .
  6. Alessandro Moreschi: The Last Castrato Complete Vatican Recordings: Opal CD $ 1. Aldega: Domine Salvum Fac Pontificem Nostrum Leonem 2. Pratesi: Et incarnatus Est/Crucifixus 3. Tosti: Ideale 4. Meluzzi: Ave verum 5. Stehle: Tui Sunt Coeli 6. Mozart: Ave Verum 7. Rossini: Crucifixus (from the Petite Messe Solenelle) 8.
  7. By , the last castrato singing in the Sistine Chapel choir was replaced, and the castrati were no more. Castrati were a fact of life in spiritual and operatic music from to All castrati, regardless of talent, were mutilated in order to be given their voice, and almost none of them wished it .
  8. Alessandro Moreschi (November 11, - April 21, ) was one of the most famous castrati singers of the late 19th century, and was the only castrato of the classic bel canto tradition to make sound recordings. He was, in fact, the only castrato ever to make solo recordings.

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