Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Sep 7, 2014

Emile Colonne (Baritone) (Toulon 1885 - Bruxelles 1970)

He studied singing at the Toulon Conservatory and sang for many years at the La Monnaie in Brussels. He appeared in the Brussels premiers of the operas ‘’Antigone’’ (1927) of A. Honegger and  ‘’The Gambler’’ by S. Prokofiev’s (1929). His repertory included Germont, Escamillo and Athanael in ‘’Thais’’. He retired from the stage in 1952.

Chronology of some appearances

1927 Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie Antigone
1929 Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie The Gambler


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