Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Aug 1, 2014

Nicolò Fossetta (Baritone) (Venezia 1870 - ?)




Probably he made his debut in 1899 at the Teatro Sociale Ceneda in Vittorio Veneto as Escamilio in G. Bizet's ''Carmen''. He made guest appearances in Valencia (1901), Kharkov (1902), Odessa (1903), Alessandria (1904), New York (1906-1911) etc. He retired from the stage in USA (1914).

Chronology of some appearances

1899 Vittorio Veneto Teatro Sociale Ceneda Carmen (Escamillo)
1901 Pallanza  Teatro Sociale Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1903 Odessa Teatro Municipale  Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1905 Forlì  Teatro Comunale   Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1907 New York Manhattan Opera House Traviata (Douphol)
1909 New YorkManhattan Opera House Crispino e la Comare (Don Asdrubale)
1911 Philadelphia Teatro Metropolitan Fanciulla del West (Sid)
1913 Washington Teatro Opera Tosca (Sciarrone)
1914 Philadelphia Teatro Metropolitan Rigoletto (Marullo)

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Zonophone, Milano 1902-09?
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