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Jozsef Gregor

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Voice: Bass-baritone
Nationality: Hungarian
Year of Birth: 1940
Year of Death: 2006

About Jozsef Gregor:

József Gregor (8 August 1940 - 27 October 2006) was a renowned Hungarian bass-baritone/basso buffo who enjoyed success first in Hungary, then in France, Belgium and Canada, and finally in the United States. József Gregor was born in Rákosliget, a small town that is now part of Budapest. He studied violin for ten years and then, voice at the Liszt Academy in Budapest for one year but did not graduate. He started singing with the Hungarian Army chorus in 1958 before becoming a soloist in National Theatre of Szeged in Hungary. In Europe he sang in many opera houses, including Vlaamse Opera and La Scala in Milan. Beginning in 1989, József Gregor appeared in the US with the Portland Opera and later with the Houston Grand Opera (with Cecilia Bartoli at her American debut) and the Metropolitan Opera (with Bryn Terfel). His most famous roles included Sarastro, Osmin, Falstaff, Don Pasquale, Dulcamara, Don Basilio, Don Bartolo, Don Magnifico, Boris Godunov, Varlaam, Philip II, Bluebeard etc., roles in masses and oratorios, musicals (Tevye, Caiaphas), and songs. He died in Szeged of gastric cancer.

József Gregor made many recordings. They were with Arts Music, Sony Classical and, particularly, the Hungarian state label Hungaroton. In 1996, he met Andras Ruszanov who wrote a Hungarian lyrics version of Comme d'habitude / My Way for him. József Gregor went to a studio and made a record this song titled Az én utam directed by Péter Wolf. József Gregor performed Az én utam in one of the most popular tv show in Budapest, since then this version has been permanently on the playlists of numerous radio stations in Hungary.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
61Non occorrono pianti Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 1.21

Type: recitativeVoice: B Mz/S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Melibeo/Celia/Nerina
62Miseri affetti miei Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 1.18

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fileno
63Al fiero lampo e fosco Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 2.12

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count
64Ah! quali acerbi detti Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 2.09

Type: sextetVoice: B T Mz/S S B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Melibeo/Lindoro/Celia/Amaranta/Count/Fileno
65Coll'amoroso foco Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 1.24

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count
66Corpo di Bacco Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 1.12

Type: recitativeVoice: B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Amaranta
67Ah purtroppo m'avveggo Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 1.23

Type: recitativeVoice: S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nerina/Count
68Quel silenzio e quelli pianti Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 2.23

Type: quartetVoice: T S T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fileno/Nerina/Lindoro/Amaranta
69Al tempio al tempio Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 2.11

Type: recitativeVoice: B T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Melibeo/Lindoro/Count
70E si sdegna di piu Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 1.25

Type: recitativeVoice: S B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Amaranta/Melibeo/Lindoro
71Signor per ristorarvi Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 1.10

Type: recitativeVoice: B B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Melibeo/Count/Amaranta
72Ah! temo il tuo periglio Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 2.22

Type: recitativeVoice: S B T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nerina/Melibeo/Fileno/Lindoro
73Numi pieta soccorso Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 2.01

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz/S T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Celia/Fileno/Nerina
74Pastori in sulla sponda Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 3.03

Type: recitativeVoice: B B S T Mz/S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Melibeo/Count/Amaranta/Lindoro/Celia/Fileno
75Misero me Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 3.04

Type: ensembleVoice: B Br S Mz TLanguage: Italian

Roles:
76Del mio Fileno in odio Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 3.01

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz/S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Celia/Fileno
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