Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Forgotten Tenors: Leon Laffitte (2 photos), Richard Kubla, Luigi Marletta and William Miller

Aug 31, 2011

Eugenio Battain (Tenor) (Bologna 1876 - ?)


                                          I wish to thank Renato Grimaldi for this picture


                                                                   Canio

                                                                 Radames



Probably he made his debut in 1899 at Politeama Umberto I° of Oneglia as Almaviva in ‘’Il Barbiere di Siviglia’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1898 Venezia Teatro Malibran Concerto
1900 Siena Teatro Dei Rinnovati Carmen (Don Josи)
1902 Pavia Teatro Guidi Graziella di E.Soffredini (La Martine)
1904 Livorno Teatro Goldoni Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo)
1906 Marsiglia Teatro Gymnaise Tosca (Cavaradossi)
1908 Torino Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Pagliacci (Canio)
1910 Washington National Theater Carmen (Don Jose)
1912 Pittsburgh Teatro Alvin Aida (Radames)
1914 Foggia Teatro Dauno Ballo in Maschera (Riccardo)
1918 Poggibonsi Teatro Ravvivati Costanti Mignon (Guglielmo)


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Edison 4-min cylinders, Milano 1908?
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Vesti la giubba  BA 22461  4M-7540

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