Enrico Caruso (, also US: , Italian: [enˈriːko kaˈruːzo]; 25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and the Americas, appearing in a wide variety of roles (74) from the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic. One of the first major singing talents to be commercially recorded, Caruso made approximately 260 commercially released recordings from 1902 to 1920, which made him an international popular entertainment star.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 24th, 1873 (Province of Naples), Died August 2nd, 1921 (Naples)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-2342||12-in.||2/27/1905||Bianca al par di neve alpina||Enrico Caruso||Tenor vocal solo, with piano||composer, vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Victor||C-11421||12-in.||12/27/1911||Parmi veder le lagrime||Enrico Caruso||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, Musical group, vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Victor||C-12752||12-in.||12/30/1912||Dio che nell' alma infondere||Enrico Caruso ; Antonio Scotti||Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra||vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, Musical group, tenor vocal|
|Victor||C-13107||12-in.||4/10/1913||Fenesta che lucive||Enrico Caruso||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Victor||C-15483||12-in.||12/10/1914||Parle-moi de ma mere||Frances Alda ; Enrico Caruso||Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra||vocalist, soprano vocal, composer, conductor, tenor vocal|
|Victor||C-17343||12-in.||3/20/1916||Tiempo antico||Enrico Caruso||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal, conductor, composer|
|Columbia||77812||10-in.||5/4/1918||Dreams of long ago||Warren Proctor||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, lyricist, composer|
|Columbia||30236||12-in.||3/23/1909||Adorables tourments||Florencio Constantino||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||5684-5685||10-in.||approximately May 1921||Dreams of long ago||Mario Chamlee||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Brunswick||11474-11475||10-in.||9/28/1923||Dreams of long ago||Mario Chamlee||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Edison||7530||10-in.||9/16/1920||Dreams of long ago||Edward Allen||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, composer, lyricist, baritone vocal|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Caruso, Enrico," accessed June 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102018.
Caruso, Enrico. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102018.
"Caruso, Enrico." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 June 2021.
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