Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jan 1, 2012

Piero Pauli (Tenor) (Barcelona 1898 - Pisa 1967)





He studied at the Teatro Liceo in Barcelona and debuted in 1929 at the Teatro Politeama Rossi in Trieste in ‘’Mefistofele’’ of Boito. In 1930 he sang at La Scala in Puccini’s ‘’La Boheme’’ as Rodolfo. In 1935 with great success Pauli again performed at La Scala, this time as Rinuccio in Puccini’s ‘’Gianni Schicchi’’. In 1933 he made guest appearance in the Grand Theatre of Monte Carlo as Alfredo in ‘’La Traviata’’. In 1946 he sang last time at the Teatro Grattacielo in Genoa as Cavaradossi in ‘’Tosca’’. In the end of 1946 he became ill and after retiring he lived in Pisa with his daughter who worked as a doctor.

Chronology of some appearances

1929 Trieste Politeama Rossetti Mefistofele (Faust)
1933 Milano Teatro La Scala Gianni Schicchi (Rinuccio)
1935  Como Teatro Sociale Faust (Faust)
1938 Genova Teatro Carlo Felce Kovancina
1941 Roma Eiar Filomena e L'infatuato di G. F. Malipiero
1946 Genova   Teatro Grattacielo Tosca (Cavaradossi)


RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






HMV, Milano 1930/1933
Norma (Bellini): Mecco all'altar di venere…Cual cor tradisti HN716

HMV, Milano 1930-04-16
Boheme (Puccini): Questa e Mimi with Nello Palai, Guglelmo Masini and Leonida Basi DA1204 BM 1581

HMV, Milano 1930-04-24
Mefistofele (Boito): Forma ideal, purissima with Maria Luisa Fanelli and Guglielmo Masini DB1440 CM 1590
Mefistofele (Boito): Amore! mistero! with Maria Luisa Fanelli DB1440 CM 1591

HMV, Milano 1930-05-07
Falstaff (Verdi): Dal labbro il canto DB1648 CM1592

HMV, Milano 1931-01-21
Mefistofele (Boito): Dai campi, dai prati DA1202 OF 29

HMV, Milano 1931-01-23
Gianni Schicchi (Puccini): Firenze e come un albero fiorito DA1204 OF 31

HMV, Milano 1931-05
Boheme (Leoncavallo): Testa Adorata DA1331 OF 35

HMV, Milano 1931-12-01
Faust (Gounod): Sono qui! with Corrado Zambelli DB1637 2M 209
Faust (Gounod): O mio stupore  with Corrado Zambelli DB1637 2M 208
Arlesiana (Cilea): E' la solita storia DB2013 2M 214

HMV, Milano 1933-04-20
Occhi di fata (Denza) DA1321 0M 1297
Aprile (Tosti) DA1321 0M 1298

HMV, Milano 1933-04-25
Ninna Nanna (Strauss) DB 2012 2M 1301

HMV, Milano 1933-06-03
Walkure (Wagner): Cede il verno DA1331 OM  1341
Germania (Franchetti): Studenti udite DA1332 OM 1342

HMV, Milano 1933-06-04
Germania (Franchetti): No, non chiuder gli occhi vaghi  DA1332 OM 1345

HMV, Milano 1933-06-18
Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilea): No, la mia fronte with Adeladie Saraceni DB 2012 2M 1411
Manon (Massenet): La tua mano non e with Adeladie Saraceni DB2013 32-2887
Manon (Massenet): A Parigi noi andrem with Adelaide Saraceni  DB1648 32-2668
Boheme (Puccini): O soave fanciulla with Pia Tassinari DB1932 2M 1208

1 comment:

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

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