Andrés de Segurola

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Andres de Segurola
Andres de Segurola 2.jpg
Born (1874-03-27)March 27, 1874
Died January 23, 1953(1953-01-23) (aged 78)
Un ballo in maschera (1859), Act 1, Scene 2. Performed by Enrico Caruso, Frieda Hempel, Marie Duchène, Andrés de Segurola and Léon Rothier

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Andrés Perelló de Segurola (27 March 1874 - 23 January 1953) was a Spanish operatic bass who performed as Andrés de Segurola.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born on 27 March 1874. He was a member of Metropolitan Opera Company between 1901 and 1920 and later appeared in many films. Towards the end of his career at the Metropolitan Opera, De Segurola also became an impresario. In 1916 he presented a four-week opera season at the Grand National Theatre in Havana, where his company included Geraldine Farrar and Pasquale Amato. After his retirement from the stage, he taught singing. Amongst his many pupils was Deanna Durbin. He died on 23 January 1953.

Roles created[edit]

Selected filmography[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ In some cast lists and books his first name also appears as Andre, Andrea or Andreas

Sources[edit]

Further reading
  • Through My Monocle: Memoirs of the great basso Andreas de Segurola, edited by George R Creegan, Steubenville, Ohio: Crest Publishing Co., 1991.

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