Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jun 26, 2015

Henri Scott (Bass) (Coatesville / Pennsylvania 8. 4. 1876 † Hagerstown / Maryland 2. 4. 1942)

He was a pupil of Oscar Saenger in New York and first appeared as a concert singer. In 1909 he was engaged by Oscar Hammerstein to appear at the Manhattan Opera House in New York, where he and made his debut as Ramphis in ‘’Aida’’. Since 1932 he lived in Philadelphia.

Chronology of some appearances

1909 New York Manhattan Opera Aida (Ramfis)
1909 New York Manhattan Opera Samson et Dalila (old Hebrew)
1910-11 Roma Teatro Adriano
1913 Chicago Opera
1915-1919 New York Metropolitan Opera Aida (Ramfis) (Debut)
1916-1917 Ravinia Summer Opera
1920 USA  San Carlo Opera Company


Columbia, New York 1913-07-11
Bohemian Girl (Balfe): The heart bow'd down A5500 36762

Columbia, New York 1914-02-24
Puritani (Bellini): Suoni la tromba with Hector Dufranne A5558 36880

Edison, New York 1917-09-14
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Sestetto with Verlet, Alcock, Baroni, Ciccolini & Middleton 82266 5787-A

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