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Carlo Alberto Salustri (Rome, 26 October 1871 - 21 December 1950) was an Italian dialect poet, better known by his pen name of Trilussa (an anagram of his surname, “Salustri”). He is best known for his poems, some of them sonnets, written in the dialect of Rome.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 26, 1871 (Rome), Died December 21, 1950 (Rome)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker

Notes: Pseudonym of Carlo Alberto Salustri

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22200 10-in. 8/8/1918 Il balbuziente Farfariello [i.e., Eduardo Migliaccio] Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor BAVE-66589 10-in. Winter 1932 La muñeca Carlos Prina ; Trilussa Recitation author  
Victor BAVE-66590 10-in. Winter 1932 La mascara Carlos Prina Recitation author  
Victor BAVE-66591 10-in. Winter 1932 El puerco en sociedad Carlos Prina Recitation author  
Victor BAVE-66592 10-in. Winter 1932 Hombre y la serpiente Carlos Prina ; Trilussa Recitation author  
Gramophone 11175b 10-in. May 1908 Il museo meccanico Trilussa Recitation author, speaker  
Gramophone 11181b 10-in. May 1908 Fifi Trilussa Recitation author, speaker  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Trilussa," accessed August 7, 2022,

Trilussa. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2022, from

"Trilussa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 7 August 2022.

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