Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Dec 13, 2013

Roberto Viglione (Baritone) (Rio de Janeiro 1889 - Madrid 1921)


Amonasro



His real name was Roberto Fernandes Carrapatoso. He studied the violin at the conservatory of Rio of January becaming an excellent performer, then he went to Milan and received his education as a singer at the conservatory of Milan. He successfully made his operatic debut in G. Verdi’s ‘’Trovatore’’ in Alessandria (9. 04. 1910). He died of pneumonia in Madrid on February 2, 1921. He made only one record for Columbia.

Chronology of some appearances

1910 Alessandria Teatro Verdi  Trovatore (Conte)
1911 Catanzaro Teatro Comunale Manon Lescaut (Lescaut)
1914 Città del Messico  Teatro Hidalgo  Aida (Amonasro)
1915 Guantamano Teatro Apollo Pagliacci (Tonio)
1916 New York Bronx Opera House  Pagliacci (Tonio)
1917 Tampa Centro Asturiano Trovatore (Conte)
1918 Città del Messico Teatro Virginia Fabregas Fedora (De Siriex)
1919 San Juan de Puerto Rico Teatro Municipal Carmen (Escamillo)
1920 Havana Teatro Nacional Manon (Lescaut)
1921 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Otello (Jago)

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Columbia, Milano 1909?
Aida (Verdi): Rivedrai le foreste with Conchita Coromines D9204 10860


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