Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Nov 7, 2015

Tullio Quercia (Baritone) (Buenos Ayres, Argentina 1878 - ? 1950)



He made his debut in 1901 at the Teatro San Carlo in Napoli in ‘’Carmen’’. He retired from the stage in 1913 and returned to Buenos Ayres, where he devoted himself to teaching and among his pupils was the tenor Pedro Mirassou. He made only 6 recordings for Gramophone.

Chronology of some appearances

 1901 Napoli Teatro San Carlo  Boheme (Marcello)
 1902 Torino Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Faust (Valentino)
 1903 Salsomaggiore  Teatro Ferrario  Don Pasquale (Malatesta)
 1905 Como Teatro Sociale  Iris (Kyoto)
 1907 Ferrara Teatro Comunale Faust (Valentino)
 1909 Livorno Teatro Goldoni Pescatori di Perle (Nourrabad)
 1911 Brescia Teatro Grande Lohengrin (Tetralmondo)
 1912 Lisbona Teatro San Carlos Ugonotti (Nevers)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Gramophone, Milano 1902-11
Aida (Verdi): Quest'assisa 52389 2803b

Gramophone, Milano 1903-10?
Bohème (Puccini): Ah Mimì tu più non torni with Elvino Ventura 54043  Con131
Faust (Gounod): Che fate qui Signor (Trio del duello) with Elvino Ventura & Giuseppe Sorgi 054009 Con501R
Carmen (Bizet): Cuetto Don José-Escamillo, act 2 with Elvino Ventura 054002 Con515 
Gioconda (Ponchielli): Enzo Grimaldo with Elvino Ventura 054004 Con526R

 



















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