Lebendige Vergangenheit - Piero Pauli

Artist Piero Pauli
Title Lebendige Vergangenheit - Piero Pauli
Release Date Friday, November 9, 2007
Genre Classical > Choro
Copyright © Preiser Records
Country AUSTRIA

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Lebendige Vergangenheit

1898 in Barcelona geboren, war er zunächst Bankangestellter und wurde dann Mitglied des Chores am Teatro Liceo seiner Heimatstadt. Später erhielt er Gesangsunterricht von Maria Barrientos und Francisco Vignas. Er begab sich dann nach Italien zur weiteren Ausbildung. An der Mailander Scala sang er Cavaradossi, Luigi in „Il Tabarro“ und Rinuccio in „Gianni Schicchi“. 1932 sang er in Monte Carlo Pinkerton und den Herzog von Mantua, sowie den Faust in “Mefistofele”. Ab 1934 war er Dauergast in den Studios der Rundfunkgesellschaft EIAR, wo er in Opernaufführungen zeitgenössischer Werke eingesetzt wurde. 1946 sang er als letzte Rollen in Genua und am Opernhaus von Triest Fenton, Alfred, Faust von Gounod. Ende des Jahres erkrankte er schwer und zog sich zu seiner Tochter zurück, die als Ärztin in Pisa arbeitete. Er starb 1967 in San Piero a Grada bei Pisa. Bei „His Master´s Voice“ wirkte er 1929 in der Gesamtaufnahme von „Tosca“ (mit Carmen Melis und Apollo Granforte) mit. Born in Barcelona in 1898, he first worked at a bank before joining the chorus of Teatro del Liceo in that city. Later he studied singing under Maria Barrientos and Francisco Vignas and then went to Italy for further training. Among the roles that he later sang at La Scala were Cavaradossi, Luigi in Il tabarro and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi. In 1932 he appeared in Monte Carlo as Pinkerton and the Duke of Mantua as well as Faust in Mefistofele. From 1934 on, he was a frequent guest artist in the studios of the broadcasting company EIAR - primarily in performances of contemporary opera. In 1946, the year in which he made his final appearances in Genoa and Trieste, singing Fenton, Alfredo and Gounod’s Faust. At the end of that year he became seriously ill and moved to be with his daughter, who was a doctor in Pisa. He died in San Piero a Grada near Pisa in 1967. Pauli took part in the complete recording of Tosca for His Master’s Voice in 1929 (with Carmen Melis and Apollo Granforte).