Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jul 23, 2015

Gaetano Viviani (Baritone) (Terrasini/Palermo, Italia 1896 - Palermo, Italia 1954)



Young he emigrated to the USA, where he received his education at the school of the baritone Alessandro Arcangeli. He made his debut in 1921 at Manhattan Opera in New York as Amonasro in ‘’Aida’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1921 New York Manhattan Theater Aida (Amonasro)
1923 Milano Teatro Carcano Pagliacci (Tonio)
1925 Il Cairo Teatro Khediviale Carmen (Escamillo)
1927 Venezia Teatro La Fenice Trovatore (Conte)
1929 Roma Teatro dell'Opera Tristano e Isotta (Kurvenaldo)
1932 Novara Teatro Coccia Andrea Chenier (Gerard)
1935 Napoli Teatro San Carlo Lohengrin (Tetralmondo)
1938 Parma Teatro Regio Otello (Jago)
1940 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Pagliacci (Tonio)
1942 Milano Teatro Lirico Cavalleria Rusticana (Alfio)
1945 Palermo Teatro Massimo Boheme (Marcello)

RECORDIGNS FOR SALE









Columbia, Milano 1925?
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Cruda, funesta smania  B 531 D 5205
Gioconda (Ponchielli): Enzo Grimaldo with Carmelo Alabiso D5204 B546
Ernani (Verdi): Lo vedremo o veglio audace D 5205 B529
Carmen (Bizet): Votre toast je peux vous le rendre B 549
Forza del destino (Verdi): Urna fatale del mio destino D 5206 B 550















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