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Alfred Piccaver

Alfred Piccaver (5 February 1884 – 23 September 1958) was a British-American operatic tenor. He was particularly noted for his performances as Rodolfo in Giacomo Puccini's La bohème and other popular mainstream operatic roles.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 24, 1884 (United Kingdom), Died September 23, 1958 (Vienna)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-31634 10-in. 1/5/1925 Mattinata Alfred Piccaver Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-31635 10-in. 1/5/1925 Siciliana Alfred Piccaver Tenor vocal solo, with cello and harp vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-31636 12-in. 1/5/1925 Oh, tu che in seno agl' angioli Alfred Piccaver Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick 228bv 12-in. 1929 Am stillen Herd Alfred Piccaver ; Julius Prüwer Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick 229bv 12-in. 1929 Preislied Alfred Piccaver ; Julius Prüwer Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca GB 4285 10-in. April 1932 Trees Alfred Piccaver vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca GB 4289 10-in. April 1932 Song of songs Alfred Piccaver vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca GB 4294 10-in. April 1932 I hear you calling me Alfred Piccaver vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca GB 4296 10-in. April 1932 Homing Alfred Piccaver vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Piccaver, Alfred," accessed May 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103558.

Piccaver, Alfred. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103558.

"Piccaver, Alfred." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103558

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