Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jul 19, 2013

Gino Giovanelli Gotti (Tenor) (Siena 1878 - ? 1965)



As a noble origins studied in Florence at the prestigious College Querica. Then began the study of singing, as baritone, with Silvio Tanzi and debut in 1904 to Petrarca of Arezzo in ''Fedora''. He tooked part in the great war which ended after a short time, closed his career. He settled in Siena opening a new business. In 1930 organized an opera season  engaging the best artists. Then in 1935 he performed, again in Siena, in an important concert lyrical.

Chronology of some appearances

1898 Siena Casa Castelfranchi  Concerto
1904 Arezzo Teatro Petrarca Fedora (Loris)
1906 Siena Teatro Dei Rinnovati  Don Pasquale (Ernesto)
1908  Firenze Politeama Nazionale Amico Fritz (Fritz)
1909 Vicenza Teatro Eretenio Mignon (Guglielmo)
1911 Roma Teatro Quirino Fedora (Loris)
1914 San Pietroburgo Narowni Doma Dinorah (Corentino)
1915 Siena Teatro dei Rinnovati Werther (Werther)
1919 Faenza Teatro Comunale  Il Grillo Del Focolare di R.Zandonai

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Gramophone, Milano 1909-04-14
Boheme (Puccini): Addio dolce svegliare with Dora Domar, Amina Santoro and Ernesto Badini  054253 1976c

Gramophone, Milano 1909-05-04
Werther (Massenet): Ma cone dopo 2-52708 13185b
Werther (Massenet): Ah non mi ridestar 2-52709 13188b
Traviata (Verdi): Alfredo, Alfredo with Giuseppina Huguet and Francesco Federici 054264 1827c

Gramophone, Milano 1909-05-08
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Sulla tomba che rinserra with Giuseppina Huguet  54445 13211b

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