Siepi, Cesare

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Siepi, Cesare Gender: M
born on 10 February 1923 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Milan, Italy, 45n28, 9e12
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 20°42' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 17°05 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 09°28'

Portrait of Cesare Siepi 
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Cesare Siepi
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Italian opera singer, the premier bass of the Met from the time he opened in "Don Carlo" in 1950 until he closed 22 years later with the same opera. He is the recipient of the Amadeus Award in 1989. Siepe began his career as a boxer, but decided at the age of 18 to go into opera.

Citing his "violent temper" he remained single until 1962, at which time he married. He had two kids.

He died on July 5, 2010 in Atlanta, GA, age 87.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Job 1950 (Premiered as bass at Met)
  • Work : Prize 1989 (Amadeus Award)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 5 July 2010 (Age 87 in Atlanta, GA)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Cook quotes him in Leek's magazine 5/72

Wikipedia has date of birth 4 years earlier, in 1919.

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes Lescaut for 10 February 1923, 12 noon, Milan.


  • Traits : Personality : Temper (Violent)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, age 39)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Two)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Lived in the US for the last 25 years of his life)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera
  • Vocation : Sports : Boxing (As a kid)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Amadeus Award)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection