Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jan 26, 2014

Josè Garcia (Tenor) (Jerez de la Frontera ? - ?)




He studied singing under Goula and Reynes and made his debut in Spain. He went to Italy and made his italian debut in 1903 at the Politeama Piana of Badia Polesine in ‘’Cavalleria Rusticana’’ and ‘’Pagliacci’’. Probably he retired from the stage in 1919 appearing last years of his career only in Spain.

Chronology of some appearances

1903 Badia Polesine Politeama Piana Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1905 Modena  Teatro Municipale Germania (Federico)
1907 Parma Teatro Regio Aida (Radames)
1909 Mantova Teatro Sociale  Gioconda (Enzo)
1912 Alessandria d'Egitto Teatro Alhambra Fanciulla del West (Johnson)
1913 Reggio Emilia Beata Vergine della Ghiara Requiem di G.Verdi
1919 Barcellona Teatro Liceo Guglielmo Ratcliff (Guglielmo)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Columbia, 1905?
Trovatore (Verdi): Di quella pira 10468
El Canto del Presidiario (Alvarez)  22514
Carmen (Bizet): Mia madre vedo ancor with Gina Ciaparelli 10469

Odeon, Milano 1905/1906
Otello (Verdi): Esultate... Ora e per sempre addio  37173 Xm383
Andrea Chénier (Giordano): Improvviso 37280 Xm385
Lombardi (Verdi): La mia letizia infondere 37212 Xm451mb
Africaine (Meyerbeer): O paradiso 37235 Xm386
Norma (Bellini): Meco all'altar di venere 37237 Xm428
Otello (Verdi): Dio mi potevi scagliare 37174 Xm429
Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns): Figli miei v'arrestate! 37238



















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