Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Dec 16, 2013

Paolo Zocchi (Tenor)

Probably he was born in France. In 1898 he made his debut at Opéra-Comique in Vincent d'Indy’s ‘’Fervaal‘’. In 1904 he appeared there as Don Jose in Bizet’s ‘’Carmen’’. The next year Zocchi appeared there in Mascagni’s ‘’Cavalleria Rusticana’’. At Opéra-Comique he performed also in ‘’Traviata’’, ‘’Lakme’’, ‘’Boheme’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1898 Paris Opéra-Comique Fervaal (-)
1904 Paris Opéra-Comique Carmen (Bizet)
1905 Paris Opéra-Comique Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)


APGA Paris 1907
Faust (Gounod): Salut  o mon dernier matin  1688
Faust (Gounod): Salut demeure chaste et pure 1689
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): Brindisi 1693           
Carmen (Bizet): Dût-il m'en couter la vie 1744

Idéal-Aspir, Paris 1912?
Manon (Massenet): N'est-ce plus ma main? with  Vallandri 5301
Faust (Gounod): Scène du jardin with Vallandri 5301b
Faust (Gounod): A moi les plaisirs with Juste Nivette 5303 245201

Herodiade (Massenet): Ne pouvant réprimer 284 2408

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