While Neri seldom appeared outside his local Italy and made relatively couple of recordings, he was non-etheless one of the most important bassi cantanti of his era; for most (including Tito Gobbi), his Grand Inquisitor in Verdi’s Don Carlo described the part, and his Gounod Mephistopheles was also significantly admired. He researched in Florence, and in the Rome Conservatory. His operatic debut was in the Teatro delle Quattro Fontane, and he was quickly established in the Rome Opera, where he produced his debut in 1938. His profession, like that of all of his Western contemporaries, was interrupted by Globe Battle II, but following the battle, he was executing lead roles for the most part of the main Italian opera homes, including La Scala, La Fenice, and Parma, and performing for Italian radio. His profession was cut brief by his fairly early death.