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Forgotten Opera Singers
Jan 30, 2015
Ion Băjenaru (Tenor) (Căciulați, Ontario 1863 - Bucharest 1921)
After graduating from the Bucharest
Conservatory, where he was a pupil of Gh Stephănescu, he received immediate
engagements by the various operetta companies where, due to his exceptional
vocal qualities and artistic stage talent, enjoyed a great success. Then he went
to Italy, to supplement the
theoretical studies and vocal technique, obtained an engagement at La Scala in Milan. Sang at the San Carlo
in Naples, but mostly at the State Opera in Vienna.
Chronology of some appearances
Bucarest Lirico Aida (Radames)
Nazionale Lohengrin (Lohengrin)