Gaetano Merola

Gaetano Merola (4 January 1881 – 30 August 1953) was an Italian conductor, pianist and founder of the San Francisco Opera.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 4th, 1881 (Naples), Died San Francisco

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-16858 12-in. 12/3/1915 Gems from Alone at last Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1915-11-11-03] Not documented 11/11/1915 Until John Charles Thomas Baritone vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  


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"Merola, Gaetano." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

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