Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Feb 2, 2014

Jean Delvoye (Baritone) (Liège 1861 - Ougrée 1938)



He studied singing at the Conservatory of Liège under Mr Bonheur, then with Carmon and Ismaël. He started his career in Dunkerque during the 1887-1888 season, then appeared in Angers and Nantes and Marseilles. After the season in Nice, he went to Lyon. Then he was engaged by the Opéra-Comique of Paris in which he performed many years. In 1901 he appeared there in Massenet’s ‘’Manon’’ opposite Mary Garden and Leon Beyle. In the same opera he sang also in 1905, but this time as a partner of Edmond Clement and Marguerite Carre. 1907 appeared in the premiere of the opera ‘’Le Chemineau’’ (1907) of X. Leroux. Probably he retired from the stage in 1910.

Chronology of some appearances

1901 Paris  Opéra-Comique
1905 Paris  Opéra-Comique
1907 Paris  Opéra-Comique

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








G&T, Paris 1903
Nozze di Figaro (Mozart): Bel enfant 2-32866 1949F
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Air de Figaro 2-32791 1702F

Beka-Symphonie, Paris  1904
La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti): Au bruit de la guerre with Jeanne Tiphaine 10113

Beka-Grand, Paris 1906
Rigoletto (Verdi): Courtisans, race vile et damnée! 6866
Traviata (Verdi): Lorsqu'à de folles amours 6868


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