Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Mar 26, 2014

Mario Franzini (Bass/Baritone)

Probably in the early 1930’s he sang at the Teatro alla Scala. In 1942 at the the Grand Théâtre de Tours he appeared in  ‘’Faust’’ and ‘’Tosca’’. In 1943 he sang at the  Opéra de Monté-Carlo in Bizet’s ‘’Carmen’’. In 1945 he performed at the Opera-Comique in Gounod’s ‘’Faust’’. Two years later at the same opera house he appeared in Puccini’s ‘’Boheme’’ as Colline. He made two records for 

Chronology of some appearances

1942 Grand Théâtre de Tours Faust (Valentin) and Tosca (Scarpia)
1943 Monté-Carlo Opera House Carmen (-)
1945 Paris Opera-Comique Faust (Faust)
1947 Paris Opera-Comique Boheme (Colline)


Pathé, Paris 1937-09-28
Ernani (Verdi): Malheureux tant d'innocence PAT97 CPTX341

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