Guido Volpi

Italian tenor (Born: Castelnuovo del Zappa, 1889 – Died: Cremona, 3 marzo 1944).

He studied in Cremona with Federico Caduana and in Milan with Arturo Cadore. He made his debut in 1913 at the Teatro Sociale of Trino Vercellese in ‘’Sonnambula’’. Volpi’s career was relegated to appearances in provincial theatres (Cuneo. Teatro Toselli ‘’Cavalleria rusticana’’ 1919, Lecce. Politeama Greco ‘’Traviata’’ 1920). In 1925 he guested at the Teatro Municipale of Piacenza where he sang the role of Rodolfo in ‘’La Bohème’’. The next year, at the same theatre he performed as Shuisky in ‘’Boris Godunov’’. Guest performances led him to South America (Caracas, Panama) and Paris (Teatro Champs Elysees). He retired from the stage in 1933.


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