Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Feb 20, 2016

Aleksander Myszuga (Tenor) (June 6, 1853 Novi Vitki, Ukraine - March 9, 1922 near Freiburg, Germania)


From 1878 to 1881 he studied singing at the Lviv Conservatory under Walery Wysocki and made his debut at the Lviv Opera as Stefan in Stanisław Moniuszko’s opera ‘’Straszny dwór’’. From 1881 to 1883 he perfected his vocal technique in Milan under M. Giovanni and in Paris under Giovanni Sbriglia. His Italian opera debut was happened at the Opera House in Forli as Lionel in ‘’Martha’’.  In Italy he used the stage name Filippi. He made only two records, which are extremely rare.

Chronology of some appearances

1883 Forli Opera House Martha (Lionel)
1884 Warsaw Imperial Theater Traviata (Alfredo)
1885 Warsaw Imperial Theater Mefistofele (Faust)
1893 Lviv Wielki Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1894 Lviv Wielki Mignon (Guglielmo)
1895 Lviv Wielki Ballo in maschera (Riccardo)
1897 Warsaw Imperial Theater Favorita (Fernando)
1897 Warsaw Imperial Theater Favorita (Fernando)
1903 Lviv Private Opera of Stanislaw Skarbek Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
1903 Lviv Private Opera of Stanislaw Skarbek Der Freischütz (Max)


Gramophone,Warsaw -9-10
Chciałbym umrzeć (Vorrei morire) (Tosti) 222075 1776ae
Piosenkę zaśpiewaj mnie moja Sing me a song, my dear (Erazmus Dłuski) 222076  1777ae

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