Angelo Bada

Angelo Badà (Pernate, 27 May 1876 – Novara, 23 March 1941) was an Italian operatic tenor. He was on the roster of the Metropolitan Opera for 30 years where he gave a total of 2,170 performance in 94 different operas in over 100 different roles from 1908 through 1938. Only two singers in the Met's history have made more appearances with the company: Charles Anthony and George Cehanovsky. He mostly appeared in comprimario roles during his career, although he did occasionally perform larger parts. His repertoire encompassed operas in the English, Italian, French, and German languages.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 27th, 1876 (Novara), Died March 23rd, 1941 (Novara)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-11284 12-in. 12/10/1911 Brindisi : Inaffia l'ugola Pasquale Amato ; Angelo Bada ; Giulio Setti Vocal trio (2 tenors and baritone), with chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-11349 12-in. 12/10/1911 Povero Rigoletto! Pasquale Amato Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra and chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-11446 12-in. 1/10/1912 Sextette : Chi mi frena Pasquale Amato ; Angelo Bada ; Enrico Caruso ; Josephine Jacoby ; Marcel Journet ; Luisa Tetrazzini Vocal sextet (soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-19133 12-in. 1/25/1917 Sextet (Chi mi frena) Angelo Bada ; Enrico Caruso ; Giuseppe De Luca ; Minnie Egener ; Amelita Galli-Curci ; Marcel Journet Vocal sextet (soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-41232 12-in. 12/16/1927 Lucia : Sextette Angelo Bada ; Giuseppe De Luca ; Amelita Galli-Curci ; Beniamino Gigli ; Louise Homer ; Ezio Pinza Vocal chorus (soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bada, Angelo," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104896.

Bada, Angelo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104896.

"Bada, Angelo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104896

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