Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jun 20, 2015

Henri-Alexandre Lequien (Bass/Baritone) (Paris, France 1865 - ?)


After his education at the Conservatoire National de Paris he made his debut in 1889 at the Opéra de Rouen. Here he sang in 1890 the part of Narr'Havas in the French première of the opera ‘’Salammbô’’ by Ernest Reyer.

Chronology of some appearances

1889 Opéra de Rouen
1892-1894 Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie
1905-1907 Opéra de Monte-Carlo
1907 Paris Grand Opéra
1907 Berlin Court Opera
1913-1914 Paris Théâtre Lyrique
1919 Zurich Municipal Theater

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Odeon, Paris 1908
Aida (Verdi): Sextuor, pt 2 with Talexis, Affre, Fréville, Landouzy & Narçon 56193 XP4439
Aida (Verdi): Gloire a L'Egypte with Talexis, Affre, Landouzy, Narçon and Rigaux 56196 xP 4438
Huguenots (Meyerbeer): En mon bon droit j'ai confiance with Freville, Claudin, Affre, Narçon, Rigaux and Bernard 97142 Xp4452

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