Antonio Cortis

Antonio Cortis (12 August 1891 – 2 April 1952) was a Spanish tenor with an outstanding voice. He was acclaimed by audiences on both sides of the Atlantic for his exciting performances of Italian operatic works, especially those by Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and the verismo composers.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 12th, 1891 (Dénia), Died April 2nd, 1952 (Valencia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-33400 12-in. 9/3/1925 Romanza de Fernando Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-33401 12-in. 9/3/1925 Canción de la carta Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33403 10-in. 9/4/1925 Una vieja : Cavatina Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33404 10-in. 9/4/1925 Canción y guajiras Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33405 10-in. 9/4/1925 Mimì è una civetta Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33406 10-in. 9/4/1925 Una vergine! Un angel di Dio Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37869 10-in. 3/25/1927 Mi svesti Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37870 10-in. 3/25/1927 Calabazas Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-37871 10-in. 3/25/1927 El tropezón Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-37872 10-in. 3/25/1927 Mi pobre reja Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37873 10-in. 3/28/1927 Ahi che tormento Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1925-03-20-01] Not documented 3/20/1925 Tosca : Aria Antonio Cortis Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1925-03-20-02] 10-in. 3/20/1925 Mirame asi Antonio Cortis Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cortis, Antonio," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103851.

Cortis, Antonio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103851.

"Cortis, Antonio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103851

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