Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 29, 2011

Luigi Colazza (Tenor) (Rome 1868 – Trieste 1927)




His stage debut took place in 1892 at the Teatro Quirino in Rome. In 1897 he sang with the first season of the Italian opera in Holland as Alvaro in ‘’La forza del destino’’. In 1899 he created for Bergamo the title role in ‘’Andrea Chénier’’ of U. Giordano. He sang the same role in 1901 at the Teatro Regio in Parma. In 1905 he appeared at the Teatro Municipale in Piacenza as Vasili in ‘’Siberia’’ of U. Giordano. Later he became a professor of the conservatory in Trieste.

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Columbia, Milano 1904?
Siberia (Giordano): Orride steppe 10417   

G&T, Milano 1905-08?
Ugonotti (Meyerbeer): Qui sotto il ciel  52889 6930a
Prophète (Meyerbeer): Pastorale 2-52416 7005b
Trovatore (Verdi): Mal reggendo  with Clotide Esposito 54263 7014b
Trovatore (Verdi): Ai nostri monti  with Clotide Esposito  54259 7029b
Ernani (Verdi): Oro quant’oro with Maria Bernacchi and Giuseppe Torres de Luna  54260 7050b
Ernani (Verdi): A te scegli with Giuseppe Torres de Luna 054047 490c
Ernani (Verdi): Ferma, crudele with Maria Bernacchi and Giuseppe Torres de Luna 054046 491c

Victor, USA 1905-08?
Trovatore (Verdi): Di geloso amor with Maria Bernacchi and Ernesto Caronna 62418 7027b-1

Pathé, Milano 1906?
Trovatore (Verdi): Di quella pira 86132

G&T, Milano 1906-10
Norma (Bellini): Deh non volerli vittime with Celestina Boninsegna, Andres  Perello De Segurola 054097 789c

G&T, Milano 1906-10/11
Ernani (Verdi): Come rugiada al cespite 2-52576 9447b
Ruy Blas (Marchetti): O dolce volutta with Celestina Boninsegna 054109 854c
Ernani (Verdi): O sommo Carlo with Mattia Battistini, Emilia Corsi and Aristodemo Sillich 054107 881c

Victor, USA 1906-10/11
Forza del destino (Verdi): Uniti in vita with Renzo Minolfi  58352 855c

Beka, Milano 1910/1911?
Otello (Verdi): Esultate!... Ora e per sempre addio 42381
Otello (Verdi): Niun mi tema 42382

















1 comment:

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

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