Thomas Hampson answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… Singers’ Edition

When did you start singing?
In the crib. Apparently, I was a very vocal baby 😉 … no seriously, I already sang as a child.

Why did you start singing?
I loved tunes and music always made sense to me.

Which singer inspired you most when you were young?
Frank Sinatra.

Which singer do you most admire?
Giuseppe de Luca for pure vocalism and Tito Gobbi for why one sings.

What’s your favourite role?
Simon Boccanegra.

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