Re: anOPERAlist~ 27 FEB Singers
>Mattia Battistini Baritone>Born 27 Feb 1856 Rome 7 Nov 1928>Debut as Alfonso in Favorita (Donizetti) 11 Feb 1878>Teachers:- Antonio Cotogni, Luigi Mancinelli, Venaslao>Persichini> Augusto>Rotoli, Eugenio Terziani>Pupils :- Alexander Baturin, Margherete Siems,>Nikolai Speransky> Hilbert>Vavra>Created Simar in Regina del Nepal (Bottestini)> Gianni Rantzau in Rantzau>(Mascagni)>Sang in premiere Assedio di Cesarea (Persiani)> >Sardanapolo (Libani)> >Baldassare (Villate)> Donna>Branca (Keil)>He also created Werther in baritone version.You've also got Anne Brown twice under Lotte Lehman.I was intrigued by Baturin as a pupil of B. Didn't Baturin teach half the great Russian basses of the 20th C? How do I just go in and search up different days on you list? Can I look up Baturin and that would take me through to his record?Best wishes,John
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