Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jan 26, 2014

Santello Grassi (Tenor)




Probably he made his debut in 1905 at the Teatro Metastasio as Alfredo in ‘’Traviata’’. He appeared mostly in italian provincial stages, but sang also abroad (Lisbon, Valencia, San Paolo). He retired from the stage in 1922.

Chronology of some appearances

1905 Prato Teatro Metastasio Traviata (Alfredo)
1907 Udine Teatro Minerva Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1909 Bergamo Teatro Nuovo  Gara Antica di M.Tarenghi
1914 Messina  Teatro Mastroieni Rigoletto (Duca)
1916 Lisbona   Coliseo Recrejos Le Maschere (Florindo)
1917 Valencia  Teatro Principal Le Maschere (Florindo)
1922 Viterbo Teatro Unione    Pagliacci (Canio)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Pathé cylinders & discs, Paris 1905?
Rigoletto (Verdi): La donna è mobile 4330 10152
Traviata (Verdi): De' miei bollenti spiriti 4331 10152


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