Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Nov 26, 2011

Carlos Mejia (Tenor) (? 1892 - ?1968)



He studied at the Conservatory of Mexico City where he made his opera debut on April 4, 1915 at the Teatro Abreu in ’’Favorita’’. He appeared also in USA, where he recorded for Victor. He is considered one of the best mexican operatic tenors of all time.

Chronology of some appearances

1915
Citta del Messico  Teatro Arbeu Boheme (Rodolfo)
1915
Citta del Messico  Teatro Arbeu Rigoletto (Duca)
1916
Citta del Messico  Esperanza Iris- Teatro Arbeu Boheme (Rodolfo)
1917
Citta del Messico  Teatro Arbeu Rigoletto (Duca)
1920
Citta del Messico  Esperanza Iris Boheme (Rodolfo)
1920 Brigham  Liberty Theater Rigoletto (Duca)
1920
Citta del Messico  Teatro Esperanza Iris Rigoletto (Duca)
1924 Citt
a del Messico  Teatro dell'Opera Boheme (Rodolfo)
 
RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Victor 7/31/1917
Elisir d’amore (Donizetti): Una furtiva lagrima 55090 C-20464

Victor 8/1/1917
Boheme (Puccini): Che gelida manina 55090 C-20475

Victor 8/2/1917
Mignon (Thomas): Addio, Mignon 45141 B-20485

Victor 1917
Favorita (Donizetti): Spirto gentil 45141 B-20487

Victor 9/23/1918
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Se il mio nome 45344 B-22249

Victor 5/14/1928
Serenata (Schubert) 81345-A 

1 comment:

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

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