As he could also sing Wagner perfectly, he was nicknamed the king of Lohengrin. Some people thought he had extraordinary vocal cords, so much so that after his death, surgeons carried out the autopsy of his larynx. To everyone’s surprise, they could only see but a very plain piece of anatomy, which could in no way explain his marvellous voice.
Chronology of some appearances
1895 Madrid Teatro Reale Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
1897 Madrid Teatro Prince Alfonso Gioconda (Enzo)
1899 Lisbona Teatro San Carlos Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
1904 Milano Teatro La Scala Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1905 Oporto Teatro S. Joao Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
1905 Oporto Teatro S. Joao Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1905 Oporto Teatro S. Joao Werther (Werther)
1913 Barcellona Teatro Liceo Werther (Werther)
RECORDINGS FOR SALE
Werther (Massenet): Pourquoi me reveiller Unpubl.
Rigoletto (Verdi): La donna e mobile Unpubl.
Gaumont cylinders, Paris 1900?
Werther (Massenet): Pourquoi me reveiller AFG9A