Italian baritone Silvano Carroli died on April 4, 2020 in Lucca at the age of 81. The baritone, who was born on Feb. 22, 1939, went on to study with Marcello Del Monaco before perfecting his technique with legendary tenor Mario Del Monaco. He also studied at the Teatro La Fenice di Venezia under the guidance of Mario Labroca, Francesco Siciliani, and Floris Ammannati. Carroli performed at the some of the greatest theaters including the Royal Opera House, the Teatro alla Scala, Teatro la Fenice, Arena di Verona, the Metropolitan Opera, and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, where he had one of his most successful triumphs in the role of Scarpia in “Tosca”. Carroli played Jack Eance in the Italian RAI TV presentation of “La fanciulla del West” in 1982.