Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 25, 2011

Carlo Caffetto (Tenor) (Verona, Italy 1869 - London, England 1909)






He made his debut at a very young age around 1890 and immediately sang important roles. It’s possible that he was active in England in his last years. He issued records for Gramophone and Odeon Fonotipia.

Chronology of some appearances

24 Feb 1900 Genova, Italy (Carlo Felice) Walkiria
16 Jan 1902 Genova, Italy (Politeama Genovese) Norma
4 mar 1904 Trieste (Teatro Verdi) Samson et Dalila

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Berliner, Milano 1900-06-26
Lohengrin (Wagner): Da voi lontan 52540  708a
Aida (Verdi): Nel fiero anelito 52277 4270a

Berliner, Milano 1900-06-26/28
Andrea Chenier (Giordano): Un di all'azzurro spazio  52518 762a  

Berliner, Milano 1900-07
Rigoletto (Verdi): La donna e mobile 52491X  863a

Berliner, Milano 1900-07-26
Traviata (Verdi): Un dì felice 52463 891a

Berliner, Milano 1900-08
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): O Lola  52495  918a 
Gioconda (Ponchielli): Cielo e mar 52538  711a

Berliner, Milano 1900-08-17?
Faust (Gounod): Tardi si fa with Antonietta Grippa 54084  943a

G&T, Milano 1902-03
Aida (Verdi): Nel fiero anelito 52277 4270a
Aida (Verdi): Nel fiero anelito 52340 1651b 
Lohengrin (Wagner): Merce, merce 52337 1638b
Otello (Verdi): Esultate!...Ora e per sempre addio 52338 1639b
Norma (Bellini): Me protegge  52268 4305a   
Norma (Bellini): Mecco all'altar  52365 1685b
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): O Lola 52376  1686b

Odeon, Milano 1905/1906
Walkiria (Wagner): Canto di primavera 37192 Xm461 
Walkiria (Wagner):  Tal mi nomo 37193 Xm462
Lohengrin (Wagner): Da voi lontan 37296 Xm646
















1 comment:

  1. MOLTO BELLO!!! Thank you my Friend for sharing this Valuable Biographical information.

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