Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Oct 18, 2012

Giuseppe Mauro (Tenor) (Piana de' Galli/Palermo 1880 - New York 1928)

He studied at Milan under Nino Cairone and made his debut in 1901 at the Teatro Sociale of Casalmaggiore in ‘’La Forza del Destino’’. In 1911 he went to United States where, after the withdrawal , opened a school of song, the Mural Singing School. Being Sick he died during the interval of the concert of his students at Carnegie Hall. 

Chronology of some appearances

1901 Casalmaggiore Teatro Sociale Forza del Destino (Alvaro)
1905 Monza Teatro Sociale Ballo in Maschera (Riccardo)
1907 Reggio Emilia Teatro Municipale Le Fate Bianche di G.Vercellone
1909 Crema Teatro Sociale Otello (Otello)
1911 Siracusa Teatro Comunale Ballo in Maschera (Riccardo)
1913 New York Thalia Theater Aida (Radames)
1917 New York Teatro Gotham La Contessa Tricona di A.Anelli
1923 New York Town Hall Concerto


Odeon Fonotipia 1908-01-01
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Vesti la giubba 37660 xM 1129
Otello (Verdi) Sì, pel ciel with Giovanni Albinolo 37747 Xm1244
Aida (Verdi): Celeste Aida 37634


  1. Giussepe Mauro is at the same time one of the singers of Albanian NAtional Anthem. See the disc nr. B-21711, dt. 28.03.1918, “Betimi mi flamur”, Giuseppe Mauro, male vocal solo, with orchestra.

    1. Thank you dear friend for your information
      All the best

    2. In my collection are two 78 rpm of Giuseppe Mauro "Betimi mi flamur" - "Hymni mbretnor" and "Te gjithe ne o djema" - "Sa bukur ronime".