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Enrico Caruso

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 Naples

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 286 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-994 10-in. 2/1/1904 Questa o quella Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-995 10-in. 2/1/1904 La donna è mobile Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-996 10-in. 2/1/1904 Una furtiva lagrima Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-996 12-in. 2/1/1904 Una furtiva lagrima Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano (take 1); orchestra (take 1[a]) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-997 12-in. 2/1/1904 Celeste Aida Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-998 10-in. 2/1/1904 E lucevan le stelle Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-999 10-in. 2/1/1904 Recondita armonia Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1000 10-in. 2/1/1904 Siciliana Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1001 10-in. 2/1/1904 Chiudo gli occhi Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1002 10-in. 2/1/1904 Vesti la giubba Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-2340 12-in. 2/27/1905 Serenata - Com'è gentil Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-2341 12-in. 2/27/1905 Romance de la fleur Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-2342 12-in. 2/27/1905 Bianca al par di neve alpina Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-2343 12-in. 2/27/1905 Cielo e mar Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2344 10-in. 2/27/1905 Brindisi Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-3100 12-in. 2/11/1906 M'apparì Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-3101 12-in. 2/11/1906 Che gelida manina Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-3102 12-in. 2/11/1906 Salut demeure Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-3103 10-in. 2/11/1906 Di quella pira Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-3104 12-in. 2/11/1906 Spirto gentil Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-3179 12-in. 3/13/1906 Solenne in quest'ora Enrico Caruso ; Antonio Scotti Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-3180 12-in. 3/13/1906 Celeste Aida Enrico Caruso ; Victor Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-4159 12-in. 12/30/1906 Triste ritorno! Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-4161 12-in. 12/30/1906 Improvviso Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-4162 12-in. 12/30/1906 Ideale Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 286 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Caruso, Enrico," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102018.

Caruso, Enrico. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102018.

"Caruso, Enrico." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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