Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Dec 13, 2013

Charles Denizot (Tenor) (Geneva 1888 – Geneva 1960)

He studied singing at the Conservatory of Geneva, primarily by Leo Ketten. In 1912 he began his stage career appearing not only at the Grand Théâtre of Geneva, but also at the opera houses of Nice, Bordeaux, Algiers and at the festival in the arena of Fréjus. In 1922, together with the bass-baritone Guy Beckman, he founded ‘’Association Artistique Beckmans-Denizot’’, which organized opera performances at the Grand Théâtre of Geneva. He appeared there as a singer, director and conductor. In 1943 he appeared at the Grand Théâtre of Geneva in the premiere of J. Dupérier’s opera ‘’Le Malade imaginaire’’. Later he was active in Geneva as a singing teacher.]

Chronology of appearance

1943 Geneva Grand Théâtre Le Malade imaginaire


Odeon, Paris 1912/1913
Werther (Massenet): Duo du clair de lune, pt 1 with La Cabelly X111447 xP5936 
Werther (Massenet): Duo du clair de lune, pt 2 with La Cabelly X111448 xP5937
Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Accours dans ma nacelle X111455

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