Lando Bartolini Dies At 87: Survived By Wife & A Daughter

By Navin SoniPublished on: June 28, 2024 Updated on: July 3, 2024
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Renowned Italian tenor Lando Bartolini, celebrated for his illustrious career in opera, has died at the age of 87. He passed away on the night of June 27th, 2024, in his home in the hills of Pistoia. He died of complications from Parkinson’s disease. Born in Casale, where he will be laid to rest, he was a cherished figure in the global operatic scene.

Bartolini’s career began in 1968 with his debut in Puccini’s “Il Tabarro” at the St. Joseph Theater in Philadelphia. This marked the beginning of a remarkable journey that led him to some of the world’s most prestigious stages. He was revered for his extensive repertoire, which included around 35 operas ranging from the well-known works of Verdi and Puccini to the lesser-known pieces that showcased his love for exploration and innovation.

Throughout his career, Lando’s performances were met with acclaim in cities including Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Lisbon, Paris, New York, and Alexandria. Notably, despite his international fame and the admiration he garnered from leading conductors, he never performed in his hometown of Prato.

Lando remained a humble and approachable figure, beloved not only for his vocal talent but also for his genuine demeanor. As the operatic world mourns his loss, his legacy will resonate in the hearts of opera enthusiasts around the globe.

He Was Married & Has A Daughter

Lando Bartolini is survived by his devoted wife, Deanna Mungai, and their daughter, Tabitha Bartolini. He also had another daughter from a different relationship named, Dela Bartolini. Reflecting on their lives together, Deanna had shared a poignant message on Facebook on April 12, marking Lando’s 87th birthday just weeks before his passing.

Lando's Wife Deanna
Lando’s Beautiful Wife

Her post celebrated the warm wishes received, offering gratitude to all those who wished him a big day. She wrote,

“I thank all those who sent their best wishes to my husband Lando Bartolini for his 87th birthday. Sending everyone lots of greetings, Bye,”