Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Nov 26, 2011

Bettino Cappelli (Tenor) (Firenze, Italia 1879 - Sydney, Australia 1927)




He studied with Vincenzo Vannini and made his debut in 1907 at Persio Flacco of Volterra in G. Verdi’s ‘’La Traviata’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1907 Volterra Teatro Persio Flacco  Traviata (Alfredo)
1910  Parma Teatro Regio Maria di Rohan (Riccardo)
1912 Bologna Teatro Del Corso Loreley (Walter)
1914 Cremona Teatro Ponchielli Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
1917 Melbourne Princess Trovatore (Manrico)
1924  Sidney His Majesty's Rigoletto (Duca)

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Fonotipia, Milano 1910-11-30
Lohengrin (Wagner): Cigno fedel 92739 XPh4427
Lohengrin (Wagner): S'ei torna alfin 92740 XPh4428

Fonotipia, Milano 1910-12-01
Lohengrin (Wagner): Dai voi lontan 74166 XXPh4430

Fonotipia, Milano 1910-12-09
Lohengrin (Wagner): Cessaro i canti alfin with Linda Cannetti 74165 XXPh4444

Fonotipia, Milano 1910-12-10
Traviata (Verdi): Un dì, felice, eterea (w. Cannetti) 92731 XPh4448
Traviata (Verdi): Libiamo, libiamo (w. Cannetti) 92732 XPh4449

Fonotipia, Milano 1912-12-ca 20
Fanciulla del West (Puccini): Son Ramerrez 92974 XPh4894 
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): Addio alla madre 69067 XPh4895
Fanciulla del west (Puccini): Che'lla mi creda 92975 XPh4897
Lohengrin (Wagner): Merce cigno gentil 92976 XPh4899
















3 comments:

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

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  2. Who is vincenzo vannini of florence?

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