Ivo Vinco Net Worth
Ivo Vinco Net Worth: Ivo Vinco was an Italian bass opera singer who had a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born November 8, 1927 in Bosco Chiesanuova, Italy, Ivo Vinco debuted in Verona in 1954 when he sang Ramfis in Aida. He went on to take Italy by storm, touring in Milan, Rome, Naples, Turin, Venice, Bologna, Palermo, Parma, Florence and other Italian cities. His international career took him to Vienna, Munich, Berlin, Moscow, Paris, Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Lisbon, Mexico City, and even the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, New York in 1969. He first studied at the Liceo Musicale in Verona with Madama Zilotti then went on to the opera school of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and studied with Ettore Campogalliani. Vinco's favorite composer was Giuseppe Verdi. In a 1988 interview Vinco said of Verdi, "…(Verdi) teaches us to connect the tones, in phrases; to create cello-like singing lines, a legato which is perhaps greater even than Bellini's, not to mention Mozart." Among Vinco's many recordings over his career, some notables are La Gioconda with Maria Callas (1959), Rigoletto with Ettore Bastianini, Renata Scotto, Alfredo Kraus and Gianandrea Gavazzeni on the podium (1960) and Don Carlo with Flaviano Labò, Antonietta Stella, Boris Christoff, Bastianini and Fiorenza Cossotto (under the baton of Gabriele Santini for Deutsche Grammophon) (1961). Many of these recordings were also performed with Fiorenza Cossotto as well. Vinco was married for a time to mezzo-soprano Fiorenza Cossotto, during which time they had a son, Roberto. Ivo Vinco passed away in Verona, Italy on June 8, 2014 at the age of 86.