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Sesto Bruscantini

Opera singer-actor

Sesto Bruscantini, versatile opera singer-actor, died May 4 his birthplace of Oporto Civitanova, Italy. He was 83.

His repertory extended to some 130 roles, making his name in lighter, comic parts, but also essaying Rigoletto, Iago, Ford andFalstaff.

At first following his father into law, by 1945 he had won a singing competition and went on to study music and went on to a broad career.

His most notable roles were in the Rossini operas and made various recordings. He also specialized in roles by lesser-known Italian composers of the 18th century. His career continued sporadically into the 1990s.

He is survived by his second wife, Angela.

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