Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jul 7, 2013

Fausto Ricci (Baritone) (Viterbo 1892 -Viterbo 1964)




As a young man worked as a construction worker. While he was working in Rome was accidentally heard by the tenor Francesco Marconi, who gave him advice to study under Vitale. Ricci made his debut in 1916 at the Nazionale of Roma in ‘’Ernani’’. After his retirement he devoted himself in teaching.

Chronology of some appearances

1916 Roma Teatro Costanzi  Aida (Amonasro)
1918 Milano Teatro La Scala  Mose' (Faraone)
1919 Firenze Teatro Della Pergola Traviata (Germont)
1920 Bergamo Taetro Donizzetti Mose' (Faraone)
1922 Civitavecchia Teatro Guglielmi  Forza Del Destino (Carlo)
1924 Viterbo Teatro Comunale Concerto
1925 Napoli Teatro Bellini Forza Del Destino (Carlo)
1939 Viterbo Teatro Unione Forza Del Destino (Carlo)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Fonotipia, Berlin 1928-01-05
Rigoletto (Verdi): Ah! Solo per me with Pia Ravenna 120122 XXPh6079
Rigoletto (Verdi): No, vecchio, t'inganni with Pia Ravenna  120122  XXPh6080
Traviata (Verdi): Dite alla giovine with Pia Ravenna 120126 XXPh6083
Traviata (Verdi): Morro, morro la mia memoria with Pia Ravenna 120126 XXPh6084   

Parlophon, Berlin 1928-01-20
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Prologo P.I  P8907 84013
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Prologo P.I I P8907 84014     

Parlophon, Berlin 1929-10-04
Zaza (Leoncavallo): Zaza piccola zingara 7 908 43397 


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