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Apostolou, Yannis (<i>died</i> 1905), tenor

George Leotsakos

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Athens or Menidi, Attica, ?1860; d Naples, 28 Aug 1905). Greek tenor. From boyhood he sang in the Royal Chapel and other Athens church choirs, and later studied, probably at the Athens Conservatory, with Alexandros Katakouzenos and Napoleon Lambelet. He made his operatic début in the first production staged by the newly-formed Elliniko Melodrama company, Spyridon Xyndas’s The Parliamentary Candidate (1888). As the company’s leading tenor he sang

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