Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jul 15, 2013

Marius Corpait (Tenor) (Lyons 1877 – Puteaux 1955)



From 1903–1905 he studied at the Paris Conservatory as a baritone under Warot and Leon Melchissédec. In 1906 he made his debut at the Opéra-Comique as Ourrias in Gounod’s ‘’Mireille’’. Then he studied as a tenor with Jules Juliani. In 1908 he made his tenor debut at the Paris Opera singing one of the Fates in Rameau’s ‘’Hippolyte et Aricie’’

Chronology of some appearances

1906 Paris Opéra-Comique 
1908 Paris Grand Opera


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Odeon, Paris 1909 (early) 
Tosca (Puccini): Le ciel luisait d'étoiles 97213 XP4535
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Pauvre Paillasse X97201 XP4540
Werther (Massenet): J'aurais sur ma poitrine X97266 XP4548
Si vous l'aviez compris (Denza)  X97283 XP4603
Werther (Massenet): Pourquoi cette parole with Germanine Bailac 97446
Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Sous le beau ciel de la Touraine 97358
Bohème (Puccini): Que votre main est froide XX73520 XXP4577

Odeon, Paris 1910-0x
Sigurd (Reyer): Esprits gardiens 97659 XP5059
Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Plus blanche X97660 XP5060

Odeon, Paris 1911
Werther (Massenet): Invocation à la Nature 97730
Roméo et Juliette (Gounod): Ah lève-toi, soleil 97732


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