|OPERA SINGER (ITALY)|
BORN 31 Jul 1885, Reggio nell'Emilia, Emilia-Romagna - DIED 28 Aug 1964, Milano, Lombardia: Casa di Riposo per Musicisti Verdi|
GRAVE LOCATION Milano, Lombardia: Cimitero Maggiore di Musocco, Piazzale Cimitero Maggiore 1 (Reparto 89/B, Ossario, Numero 596)
The baritone Aristide Baracchi started out at the provincial stages before he appeared at the Metropolitan Opera in New York from 1907 to 1909. In 1918 he was engaged at the Scala in Milan. He appeared at the Opera Festival of Verona from 1924 to 1951. On 25 April 1926 he performed a minor part at the premiere of Puccini's "Turandot"
From 1928 to 1939 he sang at the Royal Opera House in London almost every year. He was best known for his performances of Puccini's "La bohème". He often recorded for the Società Italiana Fonotipia. In his later years he worked as a music teacher in Milan. During his last years he lived at the Casa di Riposo G. Verdi in Milan.
performed work of Puccini, Giacomo
performed work of Wagner, Richard
FORGOTTEN OPERA SINGERS : Aristide Baracchi (Bass-Baritone) (Reggio Emilia 1885 – Milan 1964)