Who's Who in Music; A Biographical Record of Contemporary Musicians

Who's Who in Music; A Biographical Record of Contemporary Musicians

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...in Italy; Puccini heard him in Rome and engaged him to play Dick Johnson in the Girl of the Golden West," a rdle in which he was heard at Covent Garden in 1912; he has also appeared there in the " Jewels of the Madonna" and other rdles. In the 1914 Season at Covent Garden Sig. Martinelli was heard in a large number of parts, among others Ricardo (" Un Hallo in Maschera") and as Paolo in Zandonai's latest opera "Francesca da Rimini " on its first production in England (6 July, 1914). Address: c/o Covent Garden Theatre, W.C. MARWOOD, Winifred (Mrs. Montague Borwell), soprano; 6. Leicester; d. of David Mar wood, art master; prepared for the musical profession at R.C.M., and at the G.S.M., under Signor Visetti, Mr. Fred Walker, and subsequently with her husband. Has fulfilled engagements at the Queen's Hall Promenade Concerts, Crystal Palace, Alexandra Palace, Royal Albert Hall, and principal London and provincial concrrts. Her favourite occupation is singing in oratorio. Address: "Bonville," 124 Walm Lane, Cricklewood, N.W. Telephone: 415 Willesden. Telegraphic Address: Soloist, London. MASCAGNI, Pietro, composer; b. Leghorn, 7 Dec, 1863; as a young man he read for the bar, but his youthful passion for music was such that despite powerful opposition on the part of his father, he abandoned his legal studies and entered upon a musical career. Becoming first a pupil of Alfredo Suffredini at the Institute) Luigi Cherubini, he eventually entered the Milan Conservatoire where he placed himself under Ponchielli and Saladino; the course of his studies was however interrupted by an offer of the conductorship of an Italian touring Company, the temptation was too strong for him to resist, so he relinquished...
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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876342
  • 9781236876348