Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Sep 22, 2012

Michele Tornesi (Tenor)





Probably he made his debut in 1898 and basically sang in South America (Montevideo, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo). He made four records for Disco Zonofono.

Chronology of some appearances

1899 Buenos Ayres Politeama Argentino Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1901 Bassano del Grappa Teatro Sociale Traviata (Alfredo)
1903 La Spezia Politeama Duca di Genova Tosca (Cavaradossi)
1905 Rosario Santa Fê Teatro Olimpo Iris (Osaka)
1907 San Paolo Teatro Santana Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1909 Rosario di Santa Fê Teatro Colon Iris (Osaka)
1911 Buenos Ayres Teatro Marconi Rigoletto (Duca)
1914 Buenos Ayres Teatro Coliseo Boheme (Rodolfo)

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Disco Zonofono, Milano 1902?
Mefistofele (Boito): Dai campi, dai prati  X-1852
Germania (Franchetti): No, non chiuder gli occhi vaghi  X-1879




















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