Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Dec 29, 2011

Alfredo Braglia (Tenor) (Pesaro 1878 - ?)




He performed basically in smaller opera theaters in the Italian province and with touring companies. In 1903 he appeared as a guest in Mexico City as De Grieux in ‘’Manon’’ of Massenet. In 1904 he guested during a season in Cuba, Havana and sang there in ‘’Faust’’, ‘’Pagliacci’’, ‘’Tosca’’ and ‘’Dimorah’’.  In 1921 he sang at the Teatro Morgana in Rome in ‘’Ruy Blas’’ of Marchetti.

Chronology of some appearances

1899 Buenos Ayres Politeama Argentino Concerto
1900 Buenos Ayres Societa Operai Italiani Concerto
1901 Buenos Ayres Teatro Doria boheme (Rodolfo)
1903 Mexico City Teatro Rinascimento Manon (De Grieux)
1904 Havana Teatro Nacional Dinorah (Corentino)
1905 Fabriano Teatro Gentile Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1907 San Paolo Teatro Santana Boheme (Rodolfo)
1908 Buenos Ayres Teatro Coliseo Aida (Radames)
1909 Venezia Teatro Rossini Boheme (Rodolfo)
1910 Fano Teatro Della Fortuna Pagliacci (Canio)
1911 Cagliari Politeama Regina Margherita Aida (Radames)
1912 Como Teatro Sociale Aida (Radames)
1913 Napoli Teatro Mercadante Aida (Radames)
1914 Palermo Teatro Biondo Guarany (Pery)
1915 Milano Teatro Verdi Norma (Pollione)
1916 Torino Teatro Trianon Trovatore (Manrico)
1917 Sampierdarena Politeama Sampierdarenese Trovatore (Manrico)
1919 Schio Teatro Civico Ballo in Maschera (Riccardo)
1920 Prato Teatro Metastasio Pagliacci (Canio)
1921 Terni Politeama Ternano Norma (Pollione)
1922 Montevideo Teatro Solis Aida (Radames)
1923 Buenos Ayres Teatro Coliseo Andrea Chenier (Chenier)
1924 Buenos Ayres Teatro Coliseo Aida (Radames)
1925 Terni Politema Ternano Andrea Chenier (Chenier)
1926 Todi Teatro Comunale Concerto

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Phonodisc Mondial, Milano 1912?
Aida (Verdi): Fuggiam gli ardori with Bianca Besalu 674

Beka
Africana (Meyerbeer): O paradiso 42435
Ballo in maschera (Verdi): La rivedrò nell'estasi 42432
Ebrea (Halevy): Rachele allor che iddio 42465
Isabeau (Mascagni): Tu ch'odi lo mio grido 42480


1 comment:

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

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