Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Feb 21, 2012

Filippo D'Ottavi (Tenor)





In 1903 he appeared with great success as Manrico in ‘’Il Trovatore’’ and as Raoul in ‘’Gli Ugonotti’’ of Meyebeer at the Teatro Tivoli in Barcelona. In 1906 as a member of the touring Lombardi Opera Company he performed as Radames in ‘’Aida’’ at the San Francisco’s Central Theater together with famous soprano Ester Adaberto and baritone Angelo Antola.

Chronology of some appearances

1899 Potenza Teatro Stabile Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1901 Pisa Teatro Verdi Ballo in Maschera (Riccardo)
1903 Valencia Teatro Principal Faust (Faust)
1906 San Louis Potosi Teatro Colon Stagione Compagnia Lambardi
1909 Buenos Ayres Politeama Argentino Ernani (Ernani)
1910 Caracas Teatro Municipal Aida (Radames)
1912 Como Teatro Sociale Aida (Radames)
1914 Mahon Teatro Principal Aida (Radames)
1924 Trieste Politeama Rossetti Forza del Destino (Comprimario)

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Phonodisc Mondial, Milano 1908?
Ernani (Verdi): Solingo errante e misero 21
Ernani (Verdi): Merce diletti amici 22
Forza del destino (Verdi): La vita e inferno 27
Forza del destino (Verdi): O tu che in seno agli angeli 28
Trovatore (Verdi): Di quella pira 29

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