Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jan 1, 2012

Edoardo Castellano (Tenor) Naples 1871 – Rio de Janeiro 1917)




He was born into a noble family. He studied in Naples and  made his debut in 1890 at the Teatro Reale of Malta in ‘’Don Pasquale’’. He died because of a tropical illness, which struck him while he was being in Brazil.
Chronology of some appearances

1890 Malta Teatro Reale Don Pasquale (Ernesto)
1891 Catania Teatro Nazionale Traviata (Alfredo)
1895 Palermo Politeama Manon (De Grieux)
1903 Cremona Teatro Ponchielli Tosca (Cavaradossi)
1904 Genova Politeama Genovese Manon (De Grieux)
1905 San Paolo Politeama Iris (Osaka)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Zonophone, Milano 1902?
Manon Lescaut (Puccini): Donna non vidi mai X-1739
Werther (Massenet): Ah! non mi ridestar X-1776
Scetate  (Costa) X-1781

Columbia, New York 1906/1907
Tosca (Puccini): E lucean le stelle D 17500 30064
Boheme (Puccini): Mimì è una civetta D 17506 30085
Gioconda (Ponchielli): Cielo e mare  A 5006 30093
Rigoletto (Verdi): Questa o quella  A 5005 30094
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Vesti la giubba A 5002 30118
Aprite la finestra (Cimmino) 30120

Columbia, New York 1907?
Tosca (Puccini): Recondita armonia A 5070 30135

1 comment:

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

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