Forgotten Opera Singers

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

May 26, 2013

Anafesto Rossi (Baritone) (Venice 1883 - Limbiate 1933)

 
                                                           Rigoletto


He studied at the Liceo Musicale Benedetto Marcello of Venice, from where he graduated in 1902 as bass. Then additionally he trained at Saffo Bellincioni school under Lelio Casini and Schneider. Rossi made his debut in 1906 at the Sociale Broni in ‘’Traviata’’. He retired from the stage in 1926 and died at mental hospital.

Chronology of some appearances

1906 Broni Teatro Sociale Traviata (Germont)
1909 Milano Teatro Dal Verme Forza Del destino (Carlo)
1913 Boston  Opera House Pagliacci (Tonio)
1915 Sanremo Teatro Del Casinò Manon Lescaut (Lescaut)
1920 Volterra Teatro Persio Flacco  Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1925 Trieste Teatro Verdi Gianni Schicchi (Schicchi)
1926 Cremona Teatro Ponchielli Gianni Schicchi (Schicchi)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Fonotipia, Milano 1923-06-23
Tabarro (Puccini): Scorri, fume eterno! 152564 Pho5352
Gianni Schicchi (Puccini): Si corre dal notaio 152565 Pho5353
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) Largo al factotum 74233 XXPh5351
Donna, vorei morir (Tosti) 152568 Pho5356
Falstaff (Verdi) Alfin t'ho colto with Carmen Roccabella 74234 XXPh5350
Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) Si corre dal notaio 152565 Pho5353
La mia canzone (Tosti) 152569 Pho5358



















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