Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Dec 30, 2011

Leopoldo Signoretti (Tenor) (Roma 1846 - Napoli 1915)


In 1875 he made his debut at the Teatro Solis in Montevideo as Almaviva in ‘’Barbiere di Siviglia’’. He had an important career. In 1900 he sang at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome in ‘’Ebrea’’, ‘’Lucia di Lammermoor’’, ‘’Elisir d’Amore’’ and ‘’Barbiere di Siviglia’’. In the last years he was singing as comprimario. After his retirement, he taught singing and his students included the baritone Rizzardo Da Ferrara and the great spanish tenor Hipolito Lazaro.

Chronology of some appearances

1884 Bologna, Comunale "Isora di Provenza" with Virginia Ferni-Germano, Zaira Cortini, Remo Ercolani and Augusto Brogi.

1884 Bologna, Comunale "Tannhäuser’’ with Ginevra Giovannoni Zacchi, Anna Scifoni, Augusto Brogi, Remo Ercolani and Carlo Callioni Romanini.

1884 Bologna, Comunale ‘’Mefistofele" with Virginia Ferni-Germano, Selene Visconti, Carlo Ragni and Luigi Visconti.

1895 Torino, Alfieri ‘’Gli Ugonotti’’ with Ada Bonner, Maria D'Alma/Annunziata Stinco Palermini, Elvira Lafon, Giovanni Urbinati, Gioacchino Wanrell and Raffaello Masi.

1895 Novara, Coccia ‘’Gli Ugonotti’’ with Aristodemo Sillich

1895 Buenos Aires, Doria ‘’Gli Ugonotti’’

1900 Roma, Costanzi ‘’Ebrea’’ with Maria De Marchi, Clara Rommel, Pietro Laraspata, Roberto Bisciani and Giuseppe Gironi.

1900 Roma, Costanzi ‘’Barbiere di Siviglia’’ with Maria Barrientos, Enrico Moreo, Ettore Borelli,  Enrico Ruggero Galli and Federica Casali.

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Disco Zonofono, Milano 1902?
Luisa Miller (Verdi): Quando le sere X-1170
Favorita (Donizetti): Una vergine, un angiol di Dio X-1171
Forza del destino (Verdi): O tu che in seno X-1173

Disco Zonofono, Milano 1902?
Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti): Di pescator ignobile 10674
Ernani (Verdi): Solingo, errante, misero X-1814



















2 comments:

  1. Dear Ashot,
    Thanks for your wishes! I wish you and your family also a healthy and musical 2012! Happy blogging!

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

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