Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Forgotten Tenors: Leon Laffitte (2 photos), Richard Kubla, Luigi Marletta and William Miller

Jun 6, 2014

Sante Montelauri (Tenor) (Siracusa ? - ?)



Probably he made his debut at the Teatro Politeama in Livorno as Manrico in ‘’Trovatore’’ (1919). During his career he also made guest appearances in Alessandria (1920) Amsterdam (1922) and Buenos Aires (1929).

Chronology of some appearances

1920 Livorno Politeama Trovatore (Manrico)
1921 Roma Teatro Parioli Aida (Radames)
1922 Guastalla Teatro Sociale Pagliacci (Canio)
1923 Vercelli   Teatro Civico   Trovatore (Manrico)
1924 Messina  Teatro Mastroieni Trovatore (Manrico)
1925 Milano Teatro Carcano Forza del Destino (Alvaro)
1926 Malta Teatro Reale Aida (Radames)
1927 Malta Teatro Reale Pagliacci (Canio)
1929 Piacenza Teatro Municipale Forza del destino (Alvaro)
1931 Milano Teatro Puccini Aida (Radames)
1932 Piacenza Politeama Forza del destino (Alvaro)

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Fonotipia, Milano 1928-05-24
Trovatore (Verdi): Di geloso amor with Tina Poli-Randaccio and Giovanni Inghilleri 120145b XXPh6267

Fonotipia, Milano 1928-10-17
Aida (Verdi): Concertato act 2, pt 1 with Baracchi, Poli-Randaccio, Minghini-Cattaneo, Fregosi & Righetti 120181 XXPh6387

Fonotipia, Milano 1928-10-21
Aida (Verdi): Concertato act 2, pt 2 with Baracchi, Poli-Randaccio, Minghini-Cattaneo, Fregosi & Righetti120181 XXPh6412

Fonotipia, Milano 1928?
Aida (Verdi): Pur ti riveggo...Fuggiam gli ardori inospiti with Vera Amerighi-Rutili 196115 a/b
Aida (Verdi): Fuggiam da queste mura...Di Napata le gole! with Vera Amerighi-Rutili and unknown baritone 196116 a/b






2 comments:

  1. H'is my granfather!!!
    Mida Cannarella.

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    1. It's great. You can buy your granfather's recordings
      All the best
      Ash

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