Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jan 4, 2012

Giuliano Romagnoli (Tenor) (Roma 1879 - Milano 1952)



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He studied in Rome with Antonio Cotogni and made his debut in 1907 at the Teatro Comunale of Cervignano in ‘’Favorita’’. He  appeared also at the Comunale of Corfu, at the Concordia Theater of Costantinopoli and in 1925 he was engaged for a tour in Switzerland. He had a large repertory which consisted in operas such as ‘’Barbiere di Siviglia’’, ‘’Lucia di Lammermoor’’, ‘’Andrea Chenier’’ and ‘’Piccolo Marat’’, ‘’Carmen’’.
Chronology of some appearances

1907 Cervignano Teatro Comunale Favorita (Fernando)
1909 Cuneo Teatro Toselli Wally (Hagenbach)
1913 Napoli Teatro Mercadante Sonnambula (Elvino)
1916 Reggio Emilia Teatro Municipale Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo)
1918 Milano Teatro Carcano Boheme (Rodolfo)
1920 Palermo Teatro Biondo Boheme (Rodolfo)
1922 Novara Teatro Coccia Boheme (Rodolfo)
1924 Mantova Teatro Sociale Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
1926 Novara Teatro Coccia Piccolo Marat (Marat)
1930 Fano Teatro Della Fortuna Pagliacci (Canio)


RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Gramophone, Milano 1920
Complete Faust (Gounod) with Gemma Bosini, Fernando Autori and Adolfo Pacini

Gramophone, Milano 1920-06-11 
Faust (Gounod): Salve dimora 2-0252027 1094-2aj

3 comments:

  1. MOLTO BELLO!!! Thank you for sharing this valuable biographical information.

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  2. This is remarkable as this singer is truly forgotten. There is style, legato and great imagination. This is a genuine "lost treasure."

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