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Tito Schipa

Tito Schipa (Italian pronunciation: [ˈskipa]; born Raffaele Attilio Amedeo Schipa; 2 January 1889 in Lecce – 16 December 1965) was an Italian tenor, considered the greatest tenore di grazia and one of the most popular tenors of the century.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 27th, 1888 (Lecce), Died January 1st, 1965 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer, arranger, translator, lyricist, guitar, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-26107 10-in. 9/7/1926 Princesita Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26107 10-in. 2/2/1922 Princesita Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26108 10-in. 2/2/1922 Granadinas Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-26108 10-in. 9/7/1926 Granadinas Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-26109 10-in. 9/8/1926 Serenata d'Arlecchino Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26109 10-in. 2/2/1922 Serenata d'Arlecchino Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26110 10-in. 2/3/1922 Ay-ay-ay Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-26110 12-in. 3/10/1922 Ay-ay-ay Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-26110 12-in. 9/7/1926 Ay-ay-ay Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26140 10-in. 3/2/1922 Il sogno Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-26140 10-in. 9/8/1926 Il sogno Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26890 10-in. 9/22/1922 Tornami a dir Amelita Galli-Curci ; Tito Schipa Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-26890 10-in. 9/6/1928 Notturno : Tornami a dir Amelita Galli-Curci ; Tito Schipa Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26954 10-in. 10/13/1922 Ay, chiquita Lucrezia Bori ; Tito Schipa Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-27115 10-in. 9/10/1928 Chi se nne scorda cchiu! Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27115 10-in. 11/3/1922 Chi se nne scorda cchiù! Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27116 10-in. 11/3/1922 Napulitanata Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-27116 10-in. 9/10/1928 Napulitanata Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27598 10-in. 3/12/1923 Quiéreme mucho Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-27598 10-in. 9/9/1926 Quiéreme mucho Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27599 10-in. 3/12/1923 A la orilla de un palmar Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-27599 10-in. 9/10/1926 A la orilla de un palmar Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27992 12-in. 5/31/1923 Canción andaluza Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-27992 12-in. 9/7/1926 Canción andaluza Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27993 10-in. 5/31/1923 Ecco ridente in cielo Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schipa, Tito," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103659.

Schipa, Tito. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103659.

"Schipa, Tito." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

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