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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 August 2nd, 1921 (Naples)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102018

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