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Guido Menasci

Guido Menasci (24 March 1867 – 27 December 1925) was an Italian opera librettist.

His best-known work is Cavalleria rusticana written with Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti. He also provided the libretti for Mascagni's I Rantzau, Zanetto, for Umberto Giordano's Regina Diaz and Viktor Parma's Stara pesem (Old Song).

Menasci was born and died in Livorno.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 24th, 1867 (Livorno), Died December 27th, 1925 (Livorno)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-37118 10-in. 12/9/1926 Stornelli marini Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Menasci, Guido," accessed September 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104069.

Menasci, Guido. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104069.

"Menasci, Guido." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104069

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