Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from enrico caruso. Feb 01, 20 o sole mio is a neapolitan song written in 1898. Bolig received when his the recordings of enrico caruso was published in 1973. To fully comprehend the genius of this maestro, all one has to do is listen to his recording of a particular song and then compare it with the recordings of other singers caruso. Lasky as associate producer from a screenplay by sonya levien and william ludwig. February 25, 1873 august 2, 1921 was an italian operatic tenor. He loves musetta, in his home town of naples, and then dorothy, the daughter of one of the metropolitan operas patrons. Well, enrico caruso was the big thing a century ago, and even a cursory exploration of this collection demonstrates why his reputation dominates any discussion of great opera singers. Enrico caruso songs top songs chart singles discography.
Download happiness with caruso article from new york times 7. Stanford libraries official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. He was a major star, as well as one of musics first international sex symbols. Its lyrics are by giovanni capurro 18591920 and the melody was composed by eduardo di capua 18651917. He was probably the fir st celebrity whose fame as a recording artist equaled the renown he enjoyed on t he stage.
The complete caruso contains everything extant that enrico caruso recorded from 1902 to 1920. Although a man of humble origins, he managed to rise from poverty, thanks to his extraordinary intelligence and determination. Enrico caruso, original name errico caruso, born february 25, 1873, naples, italydied august 2, 1921, naples, the most admired italian operatic tenor of the early 20th century and one of the first musicians to document his voice on recordings caruso was born into a poor family. Enrico caruso february 25, 1873 august 2, 1921 was an italian opera singer and one of the most famous tenors in history. With mario lanza, ann blyth, dorothy kirsten, jarmila novotna. To think these 27 selections were recorded nearly 100 years ago. May 26, 2010 listen to your favorite songs from the voice of enrico caruso, recordings 19041920 by enrico caruso now. Yet your attention quickly gets past the myriad sonic and musical blemishes probably unnoticeable then, and irrelevant now and zeros in on the voice. This page lists the song chart entries of enrico caruso. Imprint dover, eldridge reeves johnson memorial, delaware state museum, 1973. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. The original music was by johnny green and the cinematography by joseph ruttenberg. I find this record my biggest disappointment in the tenors discography.
Usa 17 uk 14 canada 3 germany 3 italy 2 belgium 1 netherlands 1 norway 1 yugoslavia 1. August 1921 in napoli compiled by rene aagaard 200509 uploaded 2014 the discographical information is from various discographies. February 25, 1873 august 2, 1921 was an italian tenor. Enrico caruso composer search enrico caruso on recordings are available for online listening. Enrico caruso biography, birth date, birth place and pictures.
Listen to your favorite songs from the voice of enrico caruso, recordings 19041920 by enrico caruso now. Enrico caruso was one of the alltime legendary tenors and one of the first. An updated, but substantially abridged, discography by bolig appeared in michael scotts biography the great caruso new york. The songs are listed with the most widely successful first. Enrico caruso 18731921 was widely regarded as the finest oper atic tenor of his day. Enrico caruso label collection an illustrated discography born 25. Caruso was a brilliant tenor who demonstrated that personal interpretation is just as important to opera as it is to technical feats. Overview v biography v discography v compositions v credits v related v. An album of his music reach number 40 for a single chart in austria in dec 1999, so he has the distiction of having the longest career in the 20th centuary charts, 95 years from his first hit in 1904 to his last. For power, sweetness, and versatility his voice was without peer.
The 25 best songs enrico caruso to stream in hifi, or to download in true cd quality on. Currently it contains all known published recordings by enrico caruso made through 1904 and some from his early years recording for the victor talking machine company in the united states. He was the third of seven children to a poor alcoholic father. Marcellino caruso 18401908 anna baldini 18381888 enrico caruso italian pronunciation. Enrico caruso was one of the alltime legendary tenors and one of the first international recording stars. Few firsttime authors have been granted a more auspicious entrance into the national operatic scene than john r.
Enrico caruso top songs top songs chart singles discography. Enrico caruso composer discography of american historical. The complete recordings of enrico caruso volume 1 classics. Download wings of song the story of caruso by dorothy caruso and torrenace goddard 1928. A list of unpublished recordings follows the main discography. The great caruso is a 1951 biographical film made by metrogoldwynmayer and starring mario lanza as enrico caruso.
Parmi veder le lagrime each tear that falls rca victor collectors issue usa. All albums by enrico caruso available to download and stream in high quality. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of europe and north and south america, appearing in a wide variety of roles from the italian and french repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic. Emulating the work of the late aida faviaartsay in caruso on records valhalla, ny. Record making was still in its teething stages when enrico caruso first stood before the acoustic horn in 1902. Homage to enrico caruso 25021873 02081921 this is a nonprofit homepage created as a post mortem tribute to the legendary neapolitan singer and opera star enrico caruso who, with his voice, empathy, charisma and gramophone recordings, contributed to making opera known and loved in the world in the beginning of the past century. The following discography contains information regarding some of the published recordings by enrico caruso 25 february 1873 2 august 1921 made from 1902 through 1920 as have been made available in. Download enrico caruso his life and death by dorothy caruso 1945 5,6 mb. A treasury of immortal performances sacred songs enrico caruso a. The magic of his sublime voice transcends all generations and genres of music. Enrico caruso from the best of caruso releases discogs. Paper is adhered to a second sheet with tape at the upper corners verso and with glue at the lower corners and along the left edge verso. The following discography contains information regarding some of the published recordings by enrico caruso 25 february 1873 2 august 1921 made from 1902 through 1920 as have been made available in selected compact disc compilations. It was directed by richard thorpe and produced by joe pasternak with jesse l.
The historic record, 1965, bolig included recordingplayback speeds for all published caruso recordings. Caruso was also the most popular singer in any genre in the first twenty years of the twentieth century and one of the pioneers of recorded music. Enrico caruso was one of the pioneers and early adopters of 78rpm and commercial music recording. Enrico caruso died years before the lp format all his vinyl lps are compilations of previous shellac and other formats. Got this 120 year old record by enrico caruso today.
This film traces the life of tenor enrico caruso 18731921. Enrico caruso was an italian tenor who was an early recording artist and the foremost metropolitan opera attraction for a generation. Enrico caruso complete recordings of enrico caruso 1973. The recordings are listed chronologically by recording date, title, composer and matrix number. It is estimated that 5 million singlesided caruso discs were sold dur ing his lifetime. It comes with a 56page booklet in three languages that includes scant notes, but a couple of useful indices, one relating caruso s operatic roles to his recordings, and the other a cumulative list of the artists who recorded with caruso. Enrico caruso the complete victor recordings by enrico. He received little primary education and briefly studied music with conductor vicenzo lombardini. The voice of enrico caruso, recordings 19041920 by enrico. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon.