Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 21, 2012

Leonida Bellon (Tenor) (? 1905 - ? 1987)





Probably he made his debut in 1932. His career was limited to the Italian provinces. After his retirement he lived at the ‘’Casa Verdi’’, the home for retired musicians.

Chronology of some appearances

1935 Catania Anfiteatro Ganci Rigoletto (Duca)
1935 Catania Anfiteatro Ganci Tosca (Cavaradossi)
1935 Catania Anfiteatro Ganci Traviata (Alfredo)
1936 Lucca  Teatro del Giglio Boheme (Rodolfo)
1936 Lucca  Teatro del Giglio Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio)
1938 Imola Teatro Modernissimo Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
1940 Messina  Teatro Savoia Boheme (Rodolfo)
1940 Messina Teatro Savoia Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Cetra
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Addio, fiorito asil  CC2204 70327
Manon Lescaut (Puccini): Donna non vidi mai  CC2204 70328
Andrea Chenier (Giordano): Come un bel di di maggio  CC2213  PE 145
Andrea Chenier (Giordano): Improvviso CC2213 PE 145
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): Addio alla madre with Maria Vinciguerra  CC2205 PE 144
Mefistofele (Boito): Dai campi, dai prati  CC2213 PE 145


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