Mario Sereni (Baritone)
Born: 25th March 1928, Perugia, Italy
Died: 24th July 2015, Perugia, Italy
Mario Sereni was an Italian baritone, who sang leading roles at the New York Metropolitan Opera for many years.
Sereni was born in Perugia, Italy. He attended the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome and the Accademia Chigiana in Siena where he was a pupil of Mario Basiola. His professional career began in 1953, at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and within four years he made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera on 9 November 1957 as Gérard in Andrea Chénier.
Sereni enjoyed a long and steady career at the Metropolitan Opera.