From his opera Il Barbiere Di Siviglia. Libretto: Cesare Sterbini. Based upon Pierre de Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Séville from 1775. First staged in Teatro Argentina in Rome under the title Almaviva Ossia L'inutil Precauzione, a fiasco. That's when the title was changed.
Titta Ruffo [for Gramophone]
Willy Derby [as Figaro Parodie]
Dorus [idem; lyrics: Ferry van Delden, hit NL]
BZN [as Barber's Rock]
Earle Patriarco [in film Oscar]
Roberto Servile & Falione Chamber Orch. [in film Copycat]
Mika [admits influence on his singing throughout world hit Grace Kelly]