Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Aug 8, 2013

Giovanni Martino (Bass) (Barcelona 1884 - ?)




He studied with Carnovell Villar and he made his debut in 1907 to Barcellona appearing as Colline in ‘’Boheme’’ at Bosque Theater. In 1915 he went to USA and there he closed his career.

Chronology of some appearances

1907 Vigevano Teatro Cagnoni Gioconda (Alvise)
1910 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Tzigana di F.Leoni (Mihaly)
1912 Milano Teatro La Scala Isabeau (Cornelius)
1917 New York Brooklyn Academy Boheme (Colline)
1920 Humacao Teatro Victoria Stagione Compagnia Bracale
1922 Atlanta Auditorium Loreley (Margravio)
1924 New York Teatro Jolson Forza del Destino (Padre Guardiano)
1925 St. Louis Municipal Open Air Stagione

RECORDINGS FOR SALE











Columbia, Milano 1912?
Ernani (Verdi): Infelice e tuo credevi D4392 11458 
Aida (Verdi): Quest'assisa ch'io vesto with Egidio Cunego, Cesare  Formichi, Lia Moglia and Dolores Frau    D5566 11198
Aida (Verdi) Finale Act II Part 2 with Egidio Cunego, Cesare  Formichi, Lia Moglia  and Dolores Frau  D4415 11495
Aida (Verdi) Finale Act II Part 1 with Egidio Cunego, Cesare  Formichi, Lia Moglia  and Dolores Frau 11494 D4415
Faust (Gounod): Scena della chiesa P1 with Lia Moglia D4395 11496
Faust (Gounod): Scena della chiesa P2 with Lia Moglia D4395 11497
Faust (Gounod): E che sempre sola with Angelo Bendinelli, Ida Cattorini and Dolores Frau D5543 11446
Faust: Che fate qui, Signor? with Cesare Formichi and Angelo Bendinelli D5543 11449
Ernani (Verdi): Lo vedremo o veglio audace with Cesare Formichi D4417 11455
Aida (Verdi): Gloria All'Egitto with Egidio Cunego, Lia Moglia and Dolores Frau 11494


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