Nicola Moscona (Νίκος Μοσχονάς)

Nicola Moscona (September 23, 1907 - September 17, 1975) was a Greek-born operatic bass. Born in Athens, he made his stage debut in Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Greek National Opera in 1931, and went on to sing leading basso cantante roles both in Europe (including the Teatro alla Scala) and the United States.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 23rd, 1907 (Athens), Died September 17th, 1975 (Philadelphia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: bass vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-066456 12-in. 7/3/1941 Philiō (Φιλιω) Nicola Moscona (Νίκος Μοσχονάς) Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor CS-066457 12-in. 7/3/1941 S' agapēsa (Σ' αγαπησα) Nicola Moscona (Νίκος Μοσχονάς) Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor CS-066458 12-in. 7/3/1941 Stou palēou phalērou t' akrogiali (Στου παληου φαληρου τ' ακρογιαλι) Nicola Moscona (Νίκος Μοσχονάς) Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor CS-066459 12-in. 7/3/1941 O gero dēmos (Ο γερο δημος) Nicola Moscona (Νίκος Μοσχονάς) Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Gramophone 0T1523 10-in. 1/11/1934 O diavatēs tēs zōēs (Ο διαβάτης της ζωής) Nicola Moscona (Νίκος Μοσχονάς) Male vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Gramophone 0T1526 10-in. 1/11/1934 or earlier Enas vrachos sto vouno (Ενας βραχος στο βουνο) Nicola Moscona (Νίκος Μοσχονάς) Male vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Moscona, Nicola (Μοσχονάς, Νίκος)," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104401.

Moscona, Nicola (Μοσχονάς, Νίκος). (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104401.

"Moscona, Nicola (Μοσχονάς, Νίκος)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104401

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