Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jun 5, 2012

Arnoldo Georgewsky (Georgevski) (Tenor) (Odessa, Ukraine 1885 – Romania, Bucharest 1935)




He took singing lessons from K. Kotsebu, later he perfected in singing under Giuseppe Anselmi in Milan. He appeared in Genova (1910), Odessa (Sibiryakov's Theatre 1910-1912), St. Petersburg (Moon-Park 1912), Vilna (1912), Rome (1914-1915), Bucharest (1929-1930). His best role was Faust in C. Gounod's opera of the same name.


Chronology of some appearances

1913 Genova Politeama Genovese Barbiere di Siviglia (Almaviva)
1914 Lugano Teatro Apollo Pescatori di perle (Nadir)
1915 Roma Teatro Costanzi Faust (Faust)
1917 Torino Politeama Chiarella Don Pasquale (Ernesto)
1918 Montecarlo Teatro del Casinò Matrimonio Segreto (Paolino)
1920 Carrara Politeama Verdi Sonnambula (Elvino)
1921 Lecce Politeama Greco Rigoletto (Duca)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE


 





Zonophone, Vilna 1910-09
Barbiere di Siviglia: Ecco ridente in cielo X-2-62626 1459ae
O sole mio (Di Capua)  X 2-62571 1480ae
Rigoletto (Verdi): La donna e  mobile  X 2-62632  1469ae
And I shall caress you (Steinberg)  X-2-62572 1480Ѕae


Zonophone, Vilna 1911-06
I want to be audacious, I want to be bold, Gipsy romance (Nikiforov) X-2-62942 2324ae

Columbia, Milano
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): All'idea di quel metallo with Cesare Formichi Columbia D 4810
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Voi dovreste travestirvi  with Cesare Formichi D4810

Odeon
Tosca (Puccini): E lucean le stelle 199704 a Jo1997
Te quiero (Serrano)  199704 b Jo1998

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