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1 August Almanac

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  • James F
    Singers who were born on 1 Aug John Johnstone Tenor Born 1 Aug 1749 Kilkenny Died 26 Dec 1828 Debut as Lionel in Lionel and Clarissa (Dibdin) 1775 Created
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 31, 2002
      Singers who were born on 1 Aug
       
      John Johnstone Tenor
      Born 1 Aug 1749 Kilkenny Died 26 Dec 1828
      Debut as Lionel in Lionel and Clarissa (Dibdin) 1775
      Created Dermot in Poor Soldier (Shield)
      Sang in the premiere of Woodman (Shield)
       
      Antonio Cotogni      Baritone / Teacher of Singing
      Born 1 Aug 1831 Rome Died 15 Oct 1918
      Debut as Belcore in Elisir D'Amore (Donizetti) 1852
      Teachers:-    Faldi, Fontemaggi, Gioacchino Rossini
      Pupils     :-    Mario Basiola, Mattia Battistini, Augusto Beuf, Alfredo Cecchi
                          Guido Ciccolini, Giuseppe De Luca, Jean De Reszke, Dinh Gilly
                          Benvenuto Franci, Carlo Galeffi, Beniamino Gigli, Carmen Melis
                          Vladimir Kastorsky, Giacomo Lauri-Volpi, Virgilio Lazzari
                          Enrico Nani, Tadeusz Orda, Adolfo Pacini, Luigi Rossi-Morelli
                         Mariano Stabile, Ellison Van Hoose, Domenico Viglione-Borghese
                         Alfredo Costa, Henryk Dzerwiecki, Mario Cotogni, Julian Biel 
                         Amanda Campodonico, Giuliano Romagnoli
       
      Pierre Gailhard Bass
      Born 1 Aug 1848 Toulouse Died 12 Oct 1918
      Debut as Falstaff in Songe D'une Nuit D'Ete (Thomas) 1867
      Teacher :-    Revial
      Pupil      :-    Agustarello Affre
      Created Richard in Jeanne D'Arc (Mermot)
                   Simon in Reine Berthe (Joncieres)
                   Guido in Francoise de Rimini (Thomas)
      Sang in the premiere of Reve D'Amour (Auber)
                                           Vert-Vert (Offenbach)
       
      Giuseppina Cobelli Soprano
      Born 1 Aug 1898 Maderno Died 2 Sep 1948
      Debut as Gioconda in Gioconda (Ponchielli) 1924
      Teacher :-    G Benvenuti
      Created Silvana in Fiamma (Respighi)
       
      Lina Chookasian Mezzo-Soprano
      Born 1 Aug 1921 Chicago
      Debut as Adelgisa in Norma (Bellini) 1959
      Teachers:-    Philip Manue;, Rosa Ponselle, Ludwig Donath, Armen Boyajian
      Created Mother in Ines de Castro (Pasatieri)
       
      Theo Adam Bass-Baritone
      Born 1 Aug 1926 Dresden
      Debut as Hermit in Freischutz (Weber) 1949
      Teacher :-    Rudolf Dietrich
      Created Prospero in Uri Re in Ascolta (Berio)
       
      Ivan Stefanov    Bass
      Born 1 Aug 1927 Tampa
      Debut as Sparafucile in Rigoletto (Verdi) 1960
      Teacher :-    Marianna Radev
       
      Nico Castel Tenor
      Born 1 Aug 1931 Lisbon
      Debut as Fenton in Falstaff (Verdi) 1958
      Teachers:-    Julia Drobner, Carmen Hurtado, Mercedes Llopart
      Created Brighella in Servant of Two Masters (Giannini)
                   Young Man in Miss Julie (Rorem)
                   Diaghilev in Madame Adoro (Silverman)
                   Tom Tosser in Nine Rivers from Jordon (Weisgall)
       
      Fides Asensio   Soprano
      Born 1 Aug 1932 Lucena Philippines
      Debut as Adele in Fledermaus (Strauss J)
      Teacher :-    Dean Felicino Tirona
      Pupils     :-    Lemuel Cuento, Andion Fernandez, Salmyeno Malaki
      Created Sisa in Noli me Tangear (De Leon)
                    Grandmother Sakuro in Magic Staff (Tamaru)
      Sang in premiere of Mapulang (Santos)
                                      Pajaros' Binhi ng Kalayaan (Santos)
                                      Kasilag's Dularawan (Santos)
       
      Cleas Hakan Ahnsjo Tenor
      Born 1 Aug 1942 Stockholm
      Debut as Tamino in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1969
      Teachers:-    Hanno Blaschke, Max Lorenz, Ester Ruhrseitz, Erik Saeden
                          Aksel Schiotz
      Created Leo in Versuchung (Tal)
                   Doctor in Roi Berenger (Sutermeister)
      Sang in the premiere in Ubu Rex (Penderecki)

      Singers who died on 1 Aug
       
      Boris Gmyrya Bass
      Born 5 Aug 1903 Lebedin Ukraine Died 1 Aug 1969
      Debut 1936
      Teacher :-    P.V. Golubev
       
      Please post any additions, corrections or comments.
       
      Regards James
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
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