Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 25, 2012

Irnerio Costantini (Bass/Baritone) (Roma ? - ?)



His complete name was Irnerio Di Maria Costantini. He began his singing studies despite the opposition of his father and at the age of 16 entered at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, where he studied singing under Antonio Cotogni. He made his debut in 1902 at Teatro Sociale of Mantova. In 1922 he was a member of a artist’s group gathered under the name of "Soloists of the Sistine Chapel" which made a long tour in Australia and New Zeland.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Mantova Teatro Sociale Tosca (Angelotti)
1904 Modena Teatro Municipale Manon Lescaut (Geronte)
1905 Corfu Teatro Comunale Aida (Re)
1910 Massa Lombarda Politeama Zamboni Maria Di Rohan (De Fiesque)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Homokord, 1910?
Vespri Siciliani (Verdi): Grand Aria di Procida 2218
Don Carlo (Verdi): Dormiro Sol 2219

Homokord, 1910-12-13
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Si puo 2236  
Boheme (Puccini): O Mimi tu piu non torni with Ivo Zaccari  2237

Lyrophon
Ernani (Verdi): Infelice, e tuo credevi J460

Homocord/Cabezas, 1911
Rigoletto (Verdi): Pari siamo 2258
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Stretta 2273
Masnadieri (Verdi): Come il bacio d’un padre with Ivo Zaccari 2281

Gina mia
Sincerita



















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