Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Sep 19, 2012

Rafael Bezares (Tenor) (Spain, Córdoba ? - ? 1922)


He was born around 1860 and I think he made his debut in Spain. He appeared both in operas and zarzuelas. In his native country he was a very famous and respectable singers. Probably he never performed in Italy.

Chronology of some appearances

1901-1902 Madrid Teatro Real Sonnambula (Elvino)
1901-1902 Madrid Teatro Real Barbiere di Siviglia (Almaviva)
1902  Oviedo Teatro Campoamor Boheme (Rodolfo)
1902  Oviedo Teatro Campoamor Rigoletto (Duca)
1902  Oviedo Teatro Campoamor Sonnambula (Elvino)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








G&T, Madrid 1903
Marina (Arrieta): Salida de Tenor 62943 7626F

G&T, Barcelona 1905-10
Trovatore (Verdi): De aquella pira 62419 9014u 

G&T, Madrid 1906
Marina (Arrieta): Salida de Jorge 62444 9292u
Marina (Arrieta): Barcarola 62445 9296u


Odeon, Spain 
El molinero de Subiza (Oudrid): Salve 41373 XS 580
El molinero de Subiza (Oudrid): Salve, Raconto del 2º  41453 XS 680
El barberillo de Lavapiés (Barbieri): Una mujer que quiere ver a un barbero with Escalona 41447 XS 673
El barberillo de Lavapiés (Barbieri): Dúo sevillanas y caleseras with Escalona 41448 XS 624
El Domino Azul (Arrieta) Romanza del 2 acto  41284 XS528















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