Apollo Granforte

Apollo Granforte (20 July 1886, Legnano – 11 June 1975, Milan) was an Italian opera singer and one of the leading baritones during the inter-war period of the 20th century.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 20, 1886 (Legnago), Died June 11, 1975 (Milan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CAVE-44700 12-in. 8/12/1929 La media caña Apollo Granforte ; Orquesta del Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires ; Ettore Panizza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CAVE-44701 12-in. 8/12/1929 El canto del hornero Apollo Granforte ; Pedro Mirassou ; Orquesta del Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires ; Ettore Panizza Tenor and baritone vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CAVE-44702 12-in. 8/13/1929 Duo final del 2do. acto Apollo Granforte ; Pedro Mirassou ; Orquesta del Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires ; Ettore Panizza Tenor and baritone vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CAVE-44708 12-in. 8/19/1929 Terceto del 3er acto Apollo Granforte ; Nena Juarez ; Pedro Mirassou ; Orquesta del Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires ; Ettore Panizza Mixed vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CAVE-44709 12-in. 8/19/1929 Canto de Pedro y terceto Apollo Granforte ; Nena Juarez ; Pedro Mirassou ; Orquesta del Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires ; Ettore Panizza Mixed vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CAVE-44710 12-in. 8/19/1929 Terceto del 2do. acto Apollo Granforte ; Nena Juarez ; Pedro Mirassou ; Orquesta del Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires ; Ettore Panizza Mixed vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CM807 12-in. 4/11/1929 Pagliacci, part 1 Apollo Granforte ; Carlo Sabajno ; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CM816 12-in. 4/15/1929 Pagliacci, part 2 Apollo Granforte ; Carlo Sabajno ; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF1595 12-in. 3/23/1928 Inno al Duce Apollo Granforte Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF2528 12-in. 12/11/1928 Per me ora fatale Apollo Granforte ; Guglielmo Masini Vocal duet (baritone and bass), with orchestra and vocal chorus vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF2536 12-in. 12/12/1928 O tu bell'astro incantator Apollo Granforte ; Carlo Sabajno ; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF2550 12-in. 12/15/1928 Largo al factotum Apollo Granforte ; Carlo Sabajno ; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF2551 12-in. 12/15/1928 Il balen del suo sorriso Apollo Granforte Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3551 12-in. 10/24/1930 Il trovatore Maria Carena ; Apollo Granforte ; Aureliano Pertile Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3552 12-in. 10/24/1930 Il trovatore Apollo Granforte ; Aureliano Pertile Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3580 12-in. 10/30/1930 Il trovatore Apollo Granforte Baritone vocal solo, with vocal soloists and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3581 12-in. 10/30/1930 Il trovatore Irene Minghini-Cattaneo Mezzo-soprano vocal solo and vocal soloists, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3593 12-in. 11/3/1930 Il trovatore Bruno Carmassi ; Apollo Granforte Baritone vocal solo, with bass vocalist and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3620 12-in. 11/15/1930 Il trovatore Maria Carena ; Aureliano Pertile Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with vocal soloists and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3630 12-in. 11/17/1930 Il trovatore Maria Carena ; Apollo Granforte Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3635 12-in. 11/20/1930 Il trovatore Maria Carena ; Apollo Granforte Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3639 12-in. 11/21/1930 Il trovatore Bruno Carmassi ; Apollo Granforte ; Teatro alla Scala Coro Vocal chorus and vocal soloists, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3648 12-in. 11/24/1930 Il trovatore Giordano Callegari ; Maria Carena ; Bruno Carmassi ; Olga De Franco ; Apollo Granforte ; Aureliano Pertile Vocalists (soprano, tenor, and baritone), with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone CF3655 12-in. 11/26/1930 Il trovatore Bruno Carmassi ; Apollo Granforte Vocal duet (baritone and bass) and vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone Bb5854 10-in. 3/6/1925 La paloma Apollo Granforte Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Granforte, Apollo," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103780.

Granforte, Apollo. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103780.

"Granforte, Apollo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103780

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