Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Dec 26, 2011

Cesare Preve (Bass) (?1870 - ?)



During the years around the turn of the century this singer (bass) had a successful stage career in the bigger Italian provincial theaters. In 1899 he performed at the Teatro Regio in Parma in the première of the opera ‘’La Bohème’’ of Leoncavallo.

 Chronology of some appearances

1897 Schio Teatro Sociale Fra' Diavolo (Giacomo)
1899 Pisa Teatro Politeama Boheme (Colline)
1901 Cremona Teatro Ponchielli Gioconda (Barnaba)
1903 Piacenza Teatro Municipale Aida (Ramfis)
1905 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Mose' di G.Orefice
1908 Verona Teatro Drammatico Barbiere di Siviglia (Don Basilio)
1910 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Guglielmo Tell (Furst)
1912 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Fanciulla del West (Ashby)
1915 Lecce Politeama Greco Erodiade (Fanuel)
1919 Forli Teatro Comunale Aida (Ramfis)
1921 Sestri Ponente Teatro Verdi Lucia di Lammermoor (Raimondo)
1922 Sampierdarena Teatro Gustavo Modena Lucia di Lammermoor (Raimondo)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






G&T, Milano 1905-10/11
Favorita (Donizetti): Non sai tu with Gino Martinez-Patti 54278 7335b 
Ernani (Verdi): Salvi ne vedi with Giuseppe Sala 54273 7586b
Forza del destino (Verdi): Non imprecare, umiliati with Gino Martinez-Patti and Ida Giacomelli 054067 554c
Trovatore (Verdi): Giorni poveri vivea with Renzo Minolfi and  Ida Bergamasco 054061  572c

Columbia, Milano
Rigoletto (Verdi): Signor? Va non ho niente with Cesare Bacchetta D4124 10654
Ernani (Verdi): Vieni meco with Michele De Padova and Ines Maria Ferraris D16253 74704

Columbia, Milano 1907?
Faust (Gounod): Dio dell'or 10649

Beka, Milano
Mignon (Thomas): Ninna nanna 42397

1 comment:

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

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