Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 19, 2011

Pietro Venerandi (Tenor) (?1875 - ?)


 Otello
                                             
Probably he made his debut in 1897 at the Teatro Minerva in Udine as Turiddu in ‘’Cavalleria rusticana’’. In 1902 he sang at the Teatro Comunale in Piacenza as Radames in ‘’Aida’’ and in Verdi’s ‘’Ernani’’. In 1905 he appeared at the Italian opera in Holland. He also sang with success in USA.  Still in 1913 as a member of the Aborn Grand opera Company he appeared in New York.

Chronology of some appearnces

1897  Udine Teatro Minerva Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)      
1899  Milano Teatro Filodrammatici Stagione
1901  Catania Teatro Principe di Napoli Ernani (Ernani)
1903  Piacenza Teatro Municipale Aida (Radames)
1905  Amsterdam Paleis Voor Volksvlijt Ballo in Maschera (Riccardo)
1907  Piacenza Teatro Municipale Trovatore (Manrico)
1909  Trani Teatro Comunale Otello (Otello)
1911  Alessandria Teatro Verdi Fedora (Loris)

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Pathe-AICC cylinders & discs, Milano 1903?
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Vesti la giubba 84106
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Un grande spettacolo 84118
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Duvunque al mondo lo
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Amore o grillo

Columbia, Milano 1904?
Trovatore (Verdi): Di quella pira 10400
Otello (Verdi): Niun mi tema 10470
Ernani (Verdi) Solingo errante e misero 10398

Pathe, Milano 1906?
Traviata (Verdi): Un di, felice with  Tina Scognamiglio 86187

Odeon
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) Un tal gioco 37140

Zonophone, Milano 1905-08/09
Ernani (Verdi): Come rugiada al cespite X-92065

1 comment:

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

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