Count Carlo Pepoli (22 July 1796 – 7 December 1881) was an Italian politician and journalist. He was also acclaimed as a poet, his most well-known work being the libretto for Vincenzo Bellini's final opera, I puritani which was given its premiere in Paris in January 1835.
Born in Bologna to the aristocratic Pepoli family, he was active in the movement opposing Austrian rule of Italy before being imprisoned and forced into exile in France after 1831. He spent a large portion of his adult life as an exile in both Paris, where he initially taught Italian. He also lived in England, where between 1839 and 1848, he was "Professore di Letteratura italiana" at University College, London. He returned to Italy briefly in 1848, then from 1859 resumed his political activities which continued to within a year of his death which took place in 1881 in his native city at the age of 85.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 22nd, 1796 (Bologna), Died December 7th, 1881 (Bologna)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-10137||10-in.||3/31/1911||Li marinari||John McCormack ; Mario Sammarco||Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||C-11590||12-in.||2/13/1912||La danza||Enrico Caruso||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-14439||10-in.||2/12/1914||Danza||Lucrezia Bori||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||CVE-42564||12-in.||3/26/1928||Danza||Mary Lewis||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||W98520||12-in.||4/17/1928||La danza||Maria Kurenko||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pepoli, Carlo," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103576.
Pepoli, Carlo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103576.
"Pepoli, Carlo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.
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