The amazing story of a magnificent tenor born to an impoverished family in Northern Italy. Luigi Campeotto rose against all odds to become the greatest tenor of his time.
Hailed as a “Second Caruso” by famous musicians, critics and audiences the world over, Luigi worked in the the deadly asbestos mines in Wittenoom Gorge Western Australia, until he was discovered.
His colourful life based on Luigi’s own narration and people who knew him well is skilfully written with sensitivity and humour in this authorised biography. His story strongly savours of a grand opera, full of passion, drama, love, trials, success, achievement and eventual tragedy.
A poignant story of a brilliant tenor’s endurance, courage and determination to ascend the pinnacle of fame.