Tito Schipa (Lecce, 27 dicembre 1888 – New York, 16 dicembre 1965) was an Italian tenor. He is considered one of the finest tenore di grazia (lyric tenors) in operatic history. He was endowed with a natural, sensuous voice which he deployed with great intelligence and taste. Schipa was born Raffaele Attilio Amedeo Schipa in Lecce in late 1888. (His birthday was recorded years later as January 2 for conscription purposes.