Apollo Granforte

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

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Granforte, Apollo," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103780.

Granforte, Apollo. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103780.

"Granforte, Apollo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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