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Franco Alfano

Franco Alfano (8 March 1875 in Posillipo, Naples – 27 October 1954 in Sanremo) was an Italian composer and pianist, best known today for his opera Risurrezione (1904) and above all for having completed Puccini's opera Turandot in 1926. He had considerable success with several of his own works during his lifetime.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 8th, 1875 (Naples), Died October 26th, 1954 (Sanremo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-36735 12-in. 10/26/1926 Dieu de grace Mary Garden Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-64865 12-in. 2/6/1931 Himno a Simón Bolivar Coro Mixto ; Eduardo Vigil y Robles Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  


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"Alfano, Franco." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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