Ion Piso was born in 1926 in Brasov. Piso studied at the conservatoire in Cluj. He made his debut in 1949, and by 1951 he sang at the National Opera in Bucharest. In 1958, Piso made a successful debut at La Scala. He tours all Eastern European countries and was very popular in Russia. Piso sang repeatedly at the Bolshoi, sang many concerts, recorded for Melodia, and Electrecord.
I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for the picture, recording and biographical notes.