Andrés de Segurola

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Andres de Segurola
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Born (1874-03-27)27 March 1874
Died 23 January 1953(1953-01-23) (aged 78)

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. He appeared as himself in the 1928 romantic comedy film The Cardboard Lover.

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.

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Partial filmography[edit]

References[edit]

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

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