Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 21, 2012

Millo Picco (Baritone) (Torino, Italy 1888 - ?)





Probably he made his debut in Italy, but soon went to USA to make a career there. In USA he appeared in Vitaphone movie ‘’Cavalleria rusticana’’(1927) as a partner of  Beniamino Gigli.

Chronology of some appearances

1909 Boston  Opera House Pagliacci (Tonio)
1910 Boston  Boston Theater Pagliacci (Tonio)
1911 Città del Messico  Teatro Arbeu Boheme (Schaunard)
1911 Città del Messico  Teatro Arbeu Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1911 Città del Messico  Teatro Arbeu Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1911 Boston  Opera House Trovatore (Conte)
1912  Città del Messico  Teatro Nuovo Colon Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1912 Città del Messico  Nuovo Colon Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1914  Boston  Boston Theater Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1915 Boston  Opera House Carmen (Escamilio)
1915 Boston  Opera House Pagliacci (Tonio)
1915 Boston  Opera House Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1915 Baltimora  New Academy of Music Pagliacci (Tonio)
1915 Washington  Belasco Theater Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1915 Louisville  Macauley's Theater Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1915 Detroit  Garrick Theater Traviata (Germont)
1915 Detroit  Garrick Theater Tosca (Scarpia)
1916  Buffalo  Teck Theater  Boheme (Schaunard)
1916  Buffalo  Teck Theater   Madama Butterfly (Sharpless)
1916 Memphis  Lyceum Theater Trovatore (Conte)
1917 Città del Messico  Plaza de Toros Ballo in Maschera (Renato)
1917 Chicago  Ravinia Park Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1917 Chicago  Ravinia Park Pagliacci (Tonio)
1918 Città del Messico  Teatro Arbeu Manon Lescaut (Lescaut)
1919 Philadelphia  Teatro Metropolitan Boheme (Schaunard)
1919 Philadelphia  Teatro Metropolitan Cavalleria Rusticana (Alfio)
1921 Chicago  Ravinia Park Boheme (Schaunard)
1923 New York  Teatro Metropolitan Boheme (Schaunard)
1923 New York  Teatro Metropolitan Cavalleria Rusticana (Alfio)
1924 San Francisco  Civic Auditorium Boheme (Schaunard)
1924 San Francisco  Civic Auditorium  Madama Butterfly (Sharpless)
1925 New York  Teatro Metropolitan Boheme (Schaunard)
1925 New York  Academy of Music Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1925 Philadelphia  Academy of Music Boheme (Schaunard)
1927 San Francisco  Civic Auditorium Pagliacci (Tonio)
1928 San Francisco Civic Auditorium Madama Butterfly (Sharpless)
1929 San Francisco Civic Auditorium Pagliacci (Tonio)
1930 San Francisco  Civic Auditorium Boheme (Schaunard)
1930 San Francisco  Civic Auditorium Cavalleria Rusticana (Alfio)

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Rex, Philadelphia 1913?
Boheme (Puccini): O Mimì tu più non torni with Attilio De Crescenzo  F 3008

  

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