Ignacy Dygas

Picture of Ignacy Dygas

Picture of Ignacy Dygas

Picture of Ignacy Dygas
Ignacy Dygas was born on January 7th, 1881 in Warsaw. He studied at the Warsaw Univerity. He studied as a baritone with J.Shepkowsky. He was not successful as a baritone due to vocal problems. Dygas began to study as a tenor with V.Aleksandrowitch. But most successful for the singer were singing lessons in 1907 in Milan with V.Lombardi. Ignacy Dygas made his debut 1905 as Jontek (Halka). During 1907-1913, Dygas sang in Italy (Turin, Milan, Genoa, Naples, Palermo). During 1910-1914, he sang at the Rhodinum in Warsaw. Since 1913, Ignacy Dygas was the director of the Warsaw opera. From 1914 to 1918, Dygas sang in Russia, including the Bolshoi. From 1918 to 1924, Ignacy Dygas sang in Warsaw. From 1924, he went to the USA. During 20-Years, Dygas toured Europe (Yugoslavia, Romania, Czechoslovakia). After 1945, Ignacy Dygas returned to Poland, and taught singing. His best roles were Tristan, Eléazar, Jontek and Riccardo (Ballo). He died on May 17th, 1947 in Warsaw.
Ignacy Dygas singsLohengrin: Mein lieber Schwan
In RA Format

Ignacy Dygas singsHalka: Szumia jodły na gór szczycie
In RA Format

Ignacy Dygas singsIl Trovatore: Di quella pira
In RA Format
I wish to thank Tom Silverboerg for the recording (Lohengrin).
I wish to thank Richard J Venezia for the recording (Halka).
I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for the pictures, biographical notes and recording (Trovatore).
Chronology minimum (Reported in Italian musical newspapers)

ANNO

CITTA

TEATRO

TITOLO

1908

FAENZA

MASINI/0008

LOHENGRIN

1908

PARMA

REGIO/0012

LOHENGRIN

1908

TORINO

REGIO/

ARIANA di J.Massenet

1908

TORINO

REGIO/

LOHENGRIN

1909

GENOVA

CARLO FELICE/0002

IL PRINCIPE ZILAH di F.Alfano

1909

MADRID

REALE/0011

LOHENGRIN

1909

MADRID

REALE/0011

TANNHAUSER

1909

MILANO

DAL VERME/0010

NORMA

1909

MILANO

DAL VERME/0010

TOSCA-NORMA-AIDA-GERMANIA-IL PRINCIPE ZILAH di F.Alfano

1909

PARMA

REGIO/0002

NORMA

1909

TORINO

REGIO/

NORMA

1910

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO/

NORMA

1910

ROMA

COSTANZI/

LOHENGRIN

1910

ROMA

COSTANZI/

NORMA

1911

PALERMO

MASSIMO/0001

AIDA

1911

PALERMO

MASSIMO/0002

ANDREA CHENIER

1911

PALERMO

MASSIMO/0002

NORMA

1911

PALERMO

MASSIMO/0003

CREPUSCOLO DEGLI DEI

1912

MANTOVA

SOCIALE/0002

LOHENGRIN

1913

BOLOGNA

COMUNALE/

LOHENGRIN

1913

TORINO

REGIO/0001

CRESPUSCOLO DEGLI DEI

1913

VARSAVIA

IMPERIALE/

BALLO IN MASCHERA

I wish to thank Roberto Marcocci for the information.

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