Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jan 30, 2015

Ion Băjenaru (Tenor) (Căciulați, Ontario 1863 - Bucharest 1921)

After graduating from the Bucharest Conservatory, where he was a pupil of Gh Stephănescu, he received immediate engagements by the various operetta companies where, due to his exceptional vocal qualities and artistic stage talent, enjoyed a great success. Then he went to Italy, to supplement the theoretical studies and vocal technique, obtained an engagement at La Scala in Milan. Sang at the San Carlo in Naples, but mostly at the State Opera in Vienna.

Chronology of some appearances

1886-1887 Bucharest Nazionale (-)
1898 Bucarest Lirico Aida (Radames)
1904 Bucarest Nazionale Lohengrin (Lohengrin)


Gramophone, Bucharest 1903
Dormi in pace 12553

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