Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Dec 16, 2013

Paolo Zocchi (Tenor)

Probably he was born in France. In 1898 he made his debut at Opéra-Comique in Vincent d'Indy’s ‘’Fervaal‘’. In 1904 he appeared there as Don Jose in Bizet’s ‘’Carmen’’. The next year Zocchi appeared there in Mascagni’s ‘’Cavalleria Rusticana’’. At Opéra-Comique he performed also in ‘’Traviata’’, ‘’Lakme’’, ‘’Boheme’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1898 Paris Opéra-Comique Fervaal (-)
1904 Paris Opéra-Comique Carmen (Bizet)
1905 Paris Opéra-Comique Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)


APGA Paris 1907
Faust (Gounod): Salut  o mon dernier matin  1688
Faust (Gounod): Salut demeure chaste et pure 1689
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): Brindisi 1693           
Carmen (Bizet): Dût-il m'en couter la vie 1744

Idéal-Aspir, Paris 1912?
Manon (Massenet): N'est-ce plus ma main? with  Vallandri 5301
Faust (Gounod): Scène du jardin with Vallandri 5301b
Faust (Gounod): A moi les plaisirs with Juste Nivette 5303 245201

Herodiade (Massenet): Ne pouvant réprimer 284 2408

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