Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Feb 22, 2016

Luigi Lucenti (Bass) (Milano, Italia 1866 - ?)


                                                                   Mefistofele


He made his debut in 1888 at the Teatro Principe Amedeo in Sanremo as Zuniga in ''Carmen'' and then appeared with success in many performances abroad (Russia and South America). After his retirement he devoted himself to teaching and the tenor Franco Lo Giudice was one of his pupills. 

Chronology of some appearances

1888 Sanremo Teatro Principe Amedeo Carmen (Zuniga)
1891 Cagliari Teatro Civico Ruy Blas (Guritano)
1894 Vercelli  Teatro Civico Favorita (Baldassarre)
1896 Napoli Teatro San Carlo Barbiere di Siviglia (Don Basilio)
1898 Lecce Politeama Greco Lucrezia Borgia (Alfonso)
1901 Buenos Ayres Politeama Argentino Aida (Ramfis)
1904 Parma  Teatro Regio Ugonotti (Marcello)
1907 Cairo  Teatro Abbas  Africana (Don Pedro)
1910 Napoli  Teatro Bellini Faust (Mefistofele)
1914 Palermo  Teatro Biondo Gioconda (Alvise)
1918 Cremona Politeama Verdi Aida (Ramfis)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Edison 4-min cylinders, Milano? 1909?
Ernani (Verdi): Infelice B179 30015
 
Puritani (Bellini): Suoni la tromba with Ernesto Caronna B182 30018


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