Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Aug 11, 2014

Adolfo Sirvent (Tenor) (Alcoy 1894 - Alicante 1973)



Possessing a magnificent voice, he studied in Valencia (where he sang with great success at the Teatro Principal) with the patriarch Lamberto Alonco (who was one of Bori’s teachers). In 1920’s he appeared at the Teatro Tivoli opposite Marcos Redondo and Conchita Callao. In 1926 he made his debut at the Teatro Alla Scala in Milan and then made guest appearance in Berlin, where he and made his records for Parlophon. Probably he retired from the stage in 1940’s in Argentina.

Chronology of some appearances

1920’s Barcelona Teatro Tivoli
1920 Barcelona Teatro Principal
1926 Milan Teatro Alla Scala
1926 Berlin


RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Parlophon, Berlin 1926
Favorita (Donizetti): Una vergine P54566 21033 
Favorita (Donizetti): Spirto gentil P54566 21034
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): Siciliana 36663 25785-II 
Tosca (Puccini): O dolci mani 36590 B 25785-I 


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