Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jan 21, 2018

Domenico Russo (Tenor) (Messina, Italy 11 March 1874 - USA 28 September 1932)





He studied singing under Paccini and Rossi and made his debut in Italy as Manrico in G. Verdi’s  ‘’Trovatore’’ (1892). His special success was in USA, where he made his debut around 1900. He was a principal tenor of Tivoli Grand Opera Company. Married soprano Edith Helena (1876-1956).

Chronology of some appearances

1900 Galveston  Grand Opera House Rigoletto (Duca)
1900 San Francisco  Tivoli Opera House Almaviva (Barbiere di Siviglia)
1900 San Francisco  Tivoli Opera House Rigoletto (Duca)
1900 San Francisco  Tivoli Opera House Carmen (Don Jose)
1901 Salt Lake City Teatro Salt Lake Carmen (Don Jose)
1901  San Francisco  Tivoli Opera House Rigoletto (Duca)
1902 San Francisco  Tivoli Opera House Carmen (Don Jose)
1907 San Francisco  Central Theater Rigoletto (Duca)
1911 Washington  National Theater Carmen (Don Jose)
1911 Boston  Opera House Trovatore (Manrico)

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