Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Mar 7, 2016

Edmondo Grandini (Baritone) (Parma, Italia 1882 - Brescia, Italia 1952)



                                                                   Rigoletto


He studied singing at the Milan Conservatory under the vocal pedagogue  Joseph Gallignani. He made his debut in 1908 at the Teatro Sociale of Crema in ‘’Traviata’’. After his retirement he taught singing in Brescia. Carlo Bergonzi and Giacinto Prandelli belonged to his pupils.

Chronology of some appearances

1910 Roma Teatro Costanzi La nave rossa (Ardì) with Giovanni Genzardi  as Rimuel
1910 Roma Teatro Costanzi Pagliacci (Tonio) with Gaetano Tommasini as Canio
1916 Parma Teatro Regio Favorita (Alfonso) with Pietro Navia as Fernando
1916 Parma Teatro Regio Isabeau (re Raimondo) with Antonio Saludas as Folco
1916 Parma Teatro Regio Aida (Amonasro) with Bernardo De Muro/Amador Famadas/Antonio Saludas as Radames
1926 Torino Teatro Regio La cena delle beffe (Neri Chiaramantesi) with Franco Lo Giudice as Giannetto Malaspini
1929 Venezia Teatro alla Fenice Otello (Jago) with Renato Zanelli/Domenico Apostolescu as Otello
1933 Parma Teatro Regio Lohengrin (Telrampondo) with Fernand Faniard/Giovanni Voyer as Lohengrin
1933 Parma Teatro Regio Aida (Amonasro) with Luigi Marletta/Francesco Merli as Radames
1934 Parma Teatro Regio La cena delle beffe (Neri Chiaramantesi) with Nino Bertelli as Giannetto Malaspini

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Favorite, Verona
Faust (Gounod): Dio possente 1-35236
Don Carlo (Verdi): Morte di Rodrigo 1-35240
















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