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Granforte, Apollo (1886 - 1975), baritone

J.B. Steane

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Legnano, nr Verona, 20 July 1886; d Gorgonzola, nr Milan, 11 June 1975). Italian baritone. As a young man he emigrated to South America, where he studied with Guido Capocci and made his début as Germont in La traviata at Rosario, Argentina, in 1913. He returned to Italy during World War I, singing in Rome and Milan. He extended his international reputation through Australian tours with Melba in

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