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The 1903 Columbia grand opera series

Giuseppe Campanari (performer), Marcella Sembrich (performer), Edouard De Reszke (performer)
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Title
The 1903 Columbia grand opera series
Performer
Giuseppe Campanari 1855-1927 (bariton) Marcella Sembrich 1858-1935 (sopraan) Edouard De Reszke 1853-1917 (bas) Suzanne Adams  (sopraan) Charles Gilibert  (bariton) Antonio Scotti 1866-1936 (bariton)
Publisher
Sony, 1996
2 cd's
Recording date
1902-1907
EAN
0074646233429
CDR
DDX1492

About Giuseppe Campanari

Giuseppe Campanari (17 November 1855 – 31 May 1927) was an Italian-born operatic baritone and cellist. He later became an American citizen.

Campanari performed initially as a cellist at Milan's La Scala and on tour in other parts of Europe, but he later emigrated to the United States, where he played first solo cello for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and was subsequently appointed professor of cello at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He resigned from both positions to devote himself to singing, which he had studied as a second 'instrument' for years, becoming a major opera star with the Metropolitan Opera.

In addition, he appeared at most of the major opera houses in Europe, including several seasons spent at the Royal Opera in London's Covent Garden, and participated in concert tours with the great sopranos Nordica, Sembrich, Melba and Eames.

Early career

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