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Enrico Caruso

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(1873–1921) Italian tenor. One of the most highly acclaimed singers of the twentieth century, he was the first major tenor to be recorded on gramophone records, although ...

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..., Enrico ( 1873–1921 ) Italian tenor , one of the most widely acclaimed opera singers of all time. He made his debut in Naples ( 1894 ), but settled in the USA. He appeared in leading European opera houses and made many...

Caruso, Enrico

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Rodolfo Celletti and Alan Blyth

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Enrico Caruso: his Life and Death (New York, 1945/ R ) F. Robinson : Caruso: his Life in Pictures (New York, 1957) [incl. discography by J. Secrist] J. Freestone and H.J. Drummond : Enrico Caruso: his Recorded Legacy (London, 1960) A. Favia-Artsay : Caruso on Records (Valhalla, NY, 1965) “A Century of Caruso,” ON , xxxvii/16 (1972–3) [whole issue] H. Greenfield : Caruso (New York, 1983) M. Scott : The Great Caruso (London, 1988) P. Gargano and G. Cesarini : Caruso (Milan, 1990) [with discography by M. Aspinall and Cesarini] E. Caruso Jr. and ...

Caruso, Enrico

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Rodolfo Celletti and Alan Blyth

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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...chronicle the whole gamut of Caruso's career. It has been aptly remarked that Caruso made the gramophone and it made him. M. H. Flint : Impressions of Caruso and his Art as Portrayed at the Metropolitan Opera House (New York, 1917) S. Fucito and B. J. Beyer : Caruso and the Art of Singing (New York, 1922/ R ) D. Caruso : Enrico Caruso: his Life and Death (New York, 1945/ R ) F. Robinson : Caruso: his Life in Pictures (New York, 1957) [incl. discography by J. Secrist] J. Freestone and H. J. Drummond : Enrico Caruso: his Recorded Legacy (London,...

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The Oxford Companion to Music

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...Caruso, Enrico ( b Naples , 25 Feb. 1873 ; d Naples , 2 Aug. 1921 ). Italian tenor . He was one of the most celebrated dramatic singers in history. He sang in local churches, and his exceptional vocal potential was noticed by Guglielmo Vergine , who took him on as a pupil. In 1894 he made his debut in Naples in Morelli's L'amico Francesco , after which he appeared in small theatres, though with varying success. In 1897 he made his debut at Palermo in Ponchielli's La Gioconda . The following year he was acclaimed for his performance as...

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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..., Enrico ( 1873–1921 ) Italian tenor. One of the most highly acclaimed singers of the twentieth century, he was the first major tenor to be recorded on gramophone records, although unfortunately most of them are acoustic (pre-electric) recordings. Born in Naples to impoverished parents, he first sang in churches. Subsequently he studied with Guglielmo Vergine from 1891 and with the conductor Vincenzo Lombardi , making his debut in Naples in 1894 . However, it was not until about 1902 that his voice was fully secure technically – the previous year a...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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..., Enrico ( b Naples , 1873 ; d Naples , 1921 ) Italian tenor . Regarded as one of the greatest there has been. Début Naples 1895 . Created tenor roles in Fedora (Milan, 1898 ), Adriana Lecouvreur (Milan, 1902 ) and Dick Johnson in La fanciulla del West (NY Met, 1910 ). Buenos Aires début 1899 ( Fedora ). Int. fame after La bohème with Melba at Monte Carlo 1902 . CG début same year as Duke in Rigoletto . Début NY Met 1903 (Duke). Between then and 1920 sang 36 roles and appeared over 600 times at Met (last appearance 24 Dec....

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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

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Enrico Caruso

Enrico Caruso  

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(1873–1921)Italian tenor. One of the most highly acclaimed singers of the twentieth century, he was the first major tenor to be recorded on gramophone records, although unfortunately most of them are ...
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Eléazar  

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(Halévy: La Juive). Ten. Jewish goldsmith, father of Rachel. Aria: Rachel, quand du Seigneur (‘Rachel, when God in his wisdom’). A favourite role of Enrico Caruso. Created (1835) by Adolphe Nourrit ...
Fernando De Lucia

Fernando De Lucia  

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(b Naples, 11 Oct 1860; d Naples, 21 Feb 1925).Italian tenor. He studied in Naples, and made his début at the Teatro S Carlo in Faust on 9 March ...
Riccardo Martin

Riccardo Martin  

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(b Hopkinsville, KY, 18 Nov 1874; d New York, 11 Aug 1952).American tenor. He studied in Paris, making his début in 1904 at Nantes as Faust; after further study ...
Maurizio

Maurizio  

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(Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur). Ten. Duke of Saxony, pretender to the throne of Poland. His lover is the Princesse de Bouillon, but the actress Adriana Lecouvreur is in love with him. He uses Adriana to ...
Edward Johnson

Edward Johnson  

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(b Guelph, ON, 22 Aug 1878; d Guelph, 20 April 1959).Canadian tenor and impresario. His father hoped he would become a lawyer, but in 1899 he took his savings ...
Alessandro Bonci

Alessandro Bonci  

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(b Cesena, nr Rimini, 10 Feb 1870; d Viserba, nr Rimini, 9 Aug 1940).Italian tenor. After study with Carlo Pedrotti and Felice Coen in Pesaro, and with Dnrico Delle ...
Rosa Ponselle

Rosa Ponselle  

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(b Meriden, Conn., 1897; d Green Valley, Baltimore, 1981).Amer. soprano. First sang in cinemas and in vaudeville act with her sister Carmella. At Caruso's suggestion, although she had never sung in ...
Flora Perini

Flora Perini  

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(b Rome, 20 Nov 1887; d Rome, Sept 1975).Italian mezzo-soprano. She studied at the Accademia di S Cecilia in Rome and made her début at La Scala in 1908 ...
Schumann-Heink, Ernestine

Schumann-Heink, Ernestine  

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(b Lieben, 1861; d Hollywood, Calif., 1936).Cz.‐born contralto (Amer. cit. 1908). Début Graz 1876 in Beethoven's 9th Sym.; opera début Dresden 1878 (Azucena in Il trovatore). Member Hamburg Opera ...
Ipanov, Count Loris

Ipanov, Count Loris  

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(Giordano: Fedora). Ten. Thinking him to be the killer of her fiancé, Fedora swears she will make Loris fall in love with her in order to force a confession from him, but she falls in love with him ...

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