Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 14, 2011

Elvira Magliulo (Soprano) (Roma 1880 - ?)




She received her education at the Conservatorio San Pietro a Majella in Naples with Benjamino Carelli. Already in 1902 she was at La Scala, Milan, where she appeared as Berta in ‘’Euryanthe’’ of Weber. On 30. 4. 1904 she sang in Teatro Vittorio Emanuele, Turin in the premiere of Franco Alfano’s opera ‘’Risurrezione’’. At the Teatro Massimo, Palermo she sang in 1907 very successfully as Brunnhilde in "Walkure"  and as Aida and took part in the premiere of the opera ‘’Sperduti nel Buio’’ of Stefano Donaudy as a partner of Fiorello Giraud (1907). In 1909 she guested at the Teatro San Carlo, Lisbon  as Amelia in "Un Ballo in maschera". In 1911 she performed at Teatro Verdi, Naples singing the role of Elvira in ‘’Ernani’’. In 1912 she had big success at La Scala where she sang in Verdi’s ‘’Don Carlo’’. In 1920 she appeared at the Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo as Charlotte in Massenet’s ‘’Werther’’. She retired from the stage in 1922.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Milano Teatro La Scala Euryante di C. M. Weber (Berta)
1904 Odessa Teatro Municipale Germania (Rilcke)
1906 Barcellona Teatro Liceo Trovatore (Leonora)
1908 Venezia Teatro La Fenice Cabrera di G.Dupont (Amalia)
1910 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Wally (Wally)
1912 Novara Teatro Coccia Isabeau (Isabeau)
1914 Napoli Teatro San Carlo Tosca (Tosca)
1916 Forlм Teatro Comunale Fedora (Fedora)
1918 Firenze Teatro Della Pergola Tosca (Tosca)
1920 Livorno Politeama Fedora (Fedora)
1922 Milano Teatro Dal Verme Fedora (Fedora)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE


 






Zonophone, USA 1906/1907
Aida (Verdi): Si fuggiam da queste mura with Orazio Cosentino and Giovanni Novelli 24023 A-494

Pathe, Milano 1911/1912
A' Surrentina (de Curtis) 84354
Voce è notte 84355
Mefistofele (Boito): Morte di Margherita 84169
Otello (Verdi): Canzone del salice 84170
Andrea Chénier (Giordano): La mamma morta 84171
Gioconda (Ponchielli): Suicidio 84172
Poliuto (Donizetti):  Al suon dell'arpe with Augusto Scampini 86216
Amica (Mascagni): Piu presso al ciel with Luigi Montesanto 86220
Wally (Catalani): Ne mai dunque avro pace 86234
Aida (Verdi): Io son disonorato with Luigi Montesanto & Augusto Scampini 86215

Pathe, Milano 1913 - 1915
Rigoletto (Verdi): Tutte le feste 86338
Favorita (Donizetti): Fia vero lasciarti with Aristodemo Giorgini  86272

Amico Fritz (Mascagni): Duetto delle ciliege with Aristodemo Giorgini 86271

Tosca (Puccini): Duetto Tosca-Cavaradossi with Bindo Gasparini  86284

Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Duetto Valentina-Marcello Giovanni Bardi 86285

Ernani (Verdi): Ferma crudele with Bindo Gasparini and Giovanni Bardi 86278
Lohengrin (Wagner): Vendetta avro with Adolfo Pacini 86346
Lohengrin (Wagner): Or dei profani with Edwige Medugno 86347


1 comment:

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

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