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Baccaloni, Salvatore

Salvatore Baccaloni (sälvätô´rā bäk–kälō´nē), 1900–1970, Italian operatic bass, b. Rome. Baccaloni studied architecture before he made his singing debut in Rome in 1921. In 1926 he joined La Scala in Milan under Arturo Toscanini. In 1940 he joined the Metropolitan Opera Company, where he specialized in comic roles such as Bartolo in The Barber of Seville. Known for his large repertory, Baccaloni sang nearly 170 roles in five languages.

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Baccaloni, Salvatore

Baccaloni, Salvatore (b Rome, 1900; d NY, 1969). It. operatic bass. Début Rome 1922; La Scala 1926; CG 1928; Amer. (Chicago) 1930; Glyndebourne 1936–9; Salzburg Fest. début 1939; NY Met 1940. Outstanding as Leporello, Don Pasquale, Osmin, and similar comic roles.

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