Italian opera singerDied when: 70 years 126 days (844 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (November 6, 1920 – March 12, 1991), was a basso opera singer of mixed Italian-Russian parentage.Rossi-Lemeni was born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, the son of an Italian colonel and a Russian mother.
In his prime he was one of the most respected bassos in Italy.The composer Ildebrando Pizzetti wrote the opera Assassinio nella cattedrale (1958) specifically for Rossi-Lemeni.
He was also a prize-winning poet and a painter.