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Alfredo Brondi (Bass)  (Ferrara 1874 - Milan 1828)



He began his education with maestro Squerzoni in Ferrara and then in Milan with Cesare Rossi. In 1897 he debuted at the Teatro Sociale in Asolo in ‘’Poliuto’’ of Donizetti. He had a successful career in the leading Italian opera houses. In 1910 he appeared at La Scala as Rodolfo in ‘’La Sonnambula’’. At the Teatro Dal Verme he appeared in 1908 as Colline in Puccini’s ‘’La Boheme’’ and as Pogner in ‘’Meistersingers’’. He achieved big success also at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo and in 1911 at the Teatro Dal Verme in Rome (as Rodolfo in ‘’La Sonnambula’’). Also abroad he made successful guest performances and sang among other things in 1906 at the Teatro San Carlo in Lisbon. In 1913 he appeared at the Teatro Regio in Turin, as well as at the Teatro Liceo in Barcelona (as Ramphis in ‘’Aida’’). In 1914 he sang at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona in ‘’Lohengrin’’. In 1915 he performed at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova in ‘’Mefistofele’’ of Boito.

Chronology of some appearances

1897 Asolo Teatro Sociale Poliuto (Callistene)
1908 Milan Teatro Dal Verme Boheme (Colline)
1910 Milan La Scala Sonnambula (Rodolfo)
1911 Rome Teatro Dal Verme Sonnambula (Rodolfo)
1906 Lisbon Teatro San Carlo Rigoletto (Sparafucile)



Ernani: Infelice e tu credevi Odoen Fonotipia  37333 xM 520
Il Trovatore: Abbietta zingara Fonotipia 7102 M567
Gli Ugonotti: Piff, paff Odoen Fonotipia 37203 xM 521
Aida: Scena del Giudizio with Virginia Colombati Disco Zonofono 24024
La Boheme: Vecchia zimarra Odeon Fonotipia 7092
La Sonnambula: Vi ravviso Odeon Fonotipia 37274 xM 576
La Favorita: Fia vero with Giuseppe Bergonzini Odeon Fonotipia 37776 xM 1286




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