Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

May 15, 2016

Elie Imbert (Baritone) (Montpellier, France 06. 01. 1884 – ?)





He made his debut at Opéra-Comique on November 16, 1900 in ‘’ La Basoche’’. His repertoire included ''Carmen'' (Moralès), ''Cavalleria Rusticana'' (Alfio), ''Fidelio'' (un Prisonnier), ''Grisélidis'' (Gondebaud), ''la Habanéra'' (un Madrilène), ''Iphigénie'' (un Scythe, Oreste), ''Lakmé'' (le Kouravar), ''Lépreuse'' (un Paysan), ''Louise'' (1er Philosophe, le Peintre), ''Manon'' (le Portier, un Soldat), ''Mignon'' (Jarno), ''les Noces de Jeannette'' (Jean), ''les Rendez-vous bourgeois'' (Jasmin), ''la Reine Fiammette'' (Lucagnolo), ''le Roi d'Ys'' (Saint Corentin), ''la Vivandière'' (un Paysan), ''le Hulla'' (un Mendiant), ''la Traviata'' (le Marquis), ''Paillasse'' (un Paysan). He participated in the following opera premieres: ‘’Jongleur de Notre-Dame’’ (un Loustic/10 may, 1904) and ‘’Chérubin’’ (un Officier/(23 may, 1905) both by J. Massenet.

Chronology of some appearances

Debut
1900 Paris Opéra-Comique La Basoche

Opera Premieres
1904 Paris Opéra-Comique Jongleur de Notre-Dame
1905 Paris Opéra-Comique Chérubin

RECORDINGS FOR SALE










Aérophone, Paris 1908
L’Africaine (Meyerbeer): Fille des rois 814
Aben Hamet (Dubois): Reine, toi qu’Hamet 815


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