Vincenzo Di Chiara

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Vincenzo Di Chiara (1864-Naples, 1937) was an Italian amateur operatic baritone and composer of popular art songs.[1] He made his mark with one song "La Spagnola" which was a worldwide hit and was recorded by Rosa Ponselle.[2]

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  1. ^ Felice Liperi - Storia della canzone italiana 1999 - Page 77 "L'elenco dei musicisti non sarebbe completo se non si estendesse anche ai nomi di Giuseppe Capolongo (1877-1926), autore di Suonno 'e fantasia, 'O core 'e Catarina, Compagno, e Vincenzo Di Chiara (1860-1937), fabbro e venditore di ..."
  2. ^ The Record Collector: A Magazine for Collectors of Recorded Vocal Art 2003 -... song of this title that has been traced is a 1905 composition with words by Antonio Barbieri and music by Vincenzo di Chiara. ... according to Kutsch & Riemens, he was born in 1860 and made his d6but, as Ernesto in Don Pasquale, in 1881."