Giovanni Apostolou

1860-1905

Picture of Giovanni Apostolou
Ioannis (Yannis, Yangos ) Apostolou was born in Menidis, Athens, probably in 1860, though some researches provide the year 1863 or 1866. He was one of the first Greek singers to attain international fame and career and one of the earliest of which his voice is preserved in records.

About 1870 he became a member of the chorus of the Royal Palace Chapel of Athens (a chorus that had been formed by Queen Olga's command) and later studied at the Conservatory in Athens. At the same time to earn his living he worked as assistant secretary at the Athens Magistrates'Court and later at the National Press. He formed part of a group of serenaders who sang in Athens streets.

He started singing in choirs (around 1886) at charity concerts, carnival festivities and at the Athens Cathedral. His real stage debut took place on 14 march 1888 in the role of Yorghis on the opera The Parliamentary Candidate by Xyndas. He sang seven performances during march-april and then sang it at Patras.

On 22 july 1888 he appeared in the "komidhyllion" (a sort of musical comedy) "E Mylonáthes" (The Millers) by Napoleon Lambelet. On 19 december 1888 Apostolu sang the role of Daniel in the opera "Betly ossia La Capanna Svizzera" by Donizetti.

During 1889 Apostolou sang in the Elliniko Melodrama tours singing The Parliamentary Candidate, Betly but also adding to his repertory the role of Belmonte in "Die Entführung aus dem Serail", the role of Marcos Botsaris in the opera of the same name by Pavlos Carrer (Cairo, 2 february 1889), Fernando in "La Favorita", Edgardo in "Lucia di Lammermoor", Elvino in "La Sonambula". The tours took him to Egypt, Alexandria (Zizinia Theatre) and Cairo (Khedivial Theatre), january and february, and then to Turkey, Constantinople, march to may 1889 and to Smyrna, Eden Theatre, from may to july 1889, adding to his repertory the role of Almaviva in "Il Barbiere di Siviglia".

In august the company returned to Athens and Apostolou sang at the Theatró Falírou the operas "Marcos Botsaris" and "Kyrá Frossyni", also by Carrer. Both operas were conducted by the composer.

From september 1889 to march 1890 the company made a great tour, singing in Marseilles, Trieste, Braila and Galatz (Rumania, three months) and Odessa, where the company broke up.

At the time Apostolou voice was described as "sweet, powerful, caressing, clear, intoxicating, exqusiite, enchanting". The Greek expatriates in Odessa as well as the Greek comunity in Bucharest provided him with the necessary funds for further studies in Italy. Apostolu was already married and traveled together to Milan where they arrived in late may or early june 1890. The mother of famous Greek composer Spyros Samaras introduced the singer to maestro Felice Pozzi (or Pozzo). In six months, approximately, Apostolu was fully trained in singing, opera repertoire, acting and Italian language. Pozzi agreed that he was ready for his Italian debut and obtained for him his first contract, to make his debut as Alvaro in "La Forza del Destino" in Venice, 16 december 1890. A general overview of his artistic career can be obtained by the list of his performances which can be located on page of this article.

He sang in Russia for five seasons (Odessa) where he was deeply admired. He must have been also a favourite at Naples, where he sang both at the Mercadante and the San Carlo theaters. When he sang "La Boheme" at the Teatro Argentina, in Rome, the king Umberto I invited him to sing at his royal villa and presented him with a medal and a diamond brooch.

Many gaps are in Apostolou's life and career. There are no reports of the kind of illness that caused his untimely death. There is some information that says that already in 1901 he was experiencing the first symptoms of the illness.

Giovanni Apostolou died in Naples (Italy) on 28 August 1905 at 45 years old.

Giovanni Apostolou sings Marcos Botsaris: O gero Demos

Giovanni Apostolou sings Ghiati?

Giovanni Apostolou sings Manon Lescaut: Tra voi belle
In RA Format
I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for the record (Manon Lescaut).
LIST OF PERFORMANCES
1890 BOLOGNA- Teatro Del Corso Fausto : Emma Zilli, Emma Gardini, Maria Amadei,Rogerio Astillero, Agostino Gnaccarini December/January 1991 VENEZIA- Teatro Rossini La Forza del Destino: Rosina Aimo, Cesira Ravasio Prandi, Michele Wigley/Agostino Gnaccarini, Gaetano Monti December 16 Gli Adoratori del Fuoco (A. De Lorenzi Fabris): Augusta Cruz, Gaetano Monti December (¿?) (January 1891 ¿?) 1891 NAPOLI-Teatro Bellini Cavalleria Rusticana : May Fausto: Raimondina Da Costa, Lisa Vitale, Giuseppe Pacini, Paolo Poggi May Tazza di Thé (D. Scarano) : Fernandina Da Costa, Giuseppe Pacini May VERONA- Teatro Nuovo Elsa (G:A: Carraroli): Nina Mazzi May LENDINARA- Teatro Sociale Fausto: Anna Maria Negri, Cesira Manfredini, Giovanni Borghi, Giuseppe De Grazia September ASCOLI PICENO- Teatro Ventidio Basso La Forza del Destino : Rosina Giusti, Ida Nobili, Giuseppe Borghi, Amilcare Molchero, Raffaele Fangiotti November NOVARA- Teatro Coccia Mefistofele Cavalleria Rusticana : Jan. La Villareal/Zone Nesleida-Mingarti; Pozzi-Camola (b) Vincenzo Mingarti (c) December 1892 NOVARA- Teatro Coccia Stabat Mater (Rossini) February 28 PISA- Teatro Nuovo Mefistofele : Anna Soffriti/Alfonsina Bendazzi-Garulli (Margherita); Mariana Budini (Elena); Remo Ercolani (bs)- G. Zuelli © March 12 FERRARA- Teatro Comunale Cavalleria Rusticana : Elvira Miotti (s); Carolina Zawner (Lola); Maurizio Bensaude (b)-Angelo Disconzi (c) April VICENZA-Teatro Ereteni L'Amico Fritz : PAUSOLA- Teatgro Sociale Fausto: Giuseppina Savelli, Linda Barinetti, Giuseppe Maggi, Luigi Lucenti June VICENZA- Teatro Eretenio La Gioconda: Teresa Angeloni, Camilla Sormani, Ernestina Bobbio,Emilio De Bernis, Ettore Brancaleoni August TORINO- Teatro Vittorio Emanuele La Forza del Destino: Augusta Cruz, Maria Giuliani, Benigno Gavirati, Antonio Sabellico, Salvatore Vinci October 1893 PALERMO- Teatro Politeama Garibaldi Loreley (prima locale) : Maria D'Arneiro (s)/Ernestina Bendazzi Garulli, Eleonora Smith, Benigno Gavirati, Ervino Margravio- Arturo Toscanini © January 12 to February 7 (14 performances) Il Vascello Fantasma (prima locale): Rita Elandi, Angelica Nava,Francesco Daddi,Tito Scipioni Terzi, Luigi Rossato-Arturo Toscanini © March 2 (10 performances) La Gioconda: Carmen Bau Bonaplata, Elvira Ceresoli, Alice Cucini, Enrico Stinco Palermini/Raffaele Scipioni Terzi, Luigi Rossato April (10 Performances) Rigoletto: Regina Pinkert, Alice Cucini, Tito Scipioni Terzi, Luigi Rossato April (4 performances) GENOVA- Politeama Genovese Cavalleria Rusticana : Paolina´Rossini- Streiten (s); Olga Ball (Lola); Maurizio Bensaude (b) May 17 TORINO- Teatro Alfieri Fausto : Cavalleria Rusticana : TORINO- Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Lohengrin : Angelina Turconi Bruni, Cesare Bacchetta December Rigoletto : Marylka (Giulio Tanara) : 1894 TRIESTE- Teatro Comunale Manon Lescaut (prima locale) : Emilia Corsi (s); M. Bensaude (b)-Vittorio Maria Vanzo (c) January 24 (10 performances) NAPOLI- Teatro San Carlo I Medici (Leoncavallo) : Fanny Torresella; Ada Adini; Vittorio Brombara; Virgilio Bellatti- Rodolfo Ferrari © April 7 (5 performances) La Dannazione di Faust (Berlioz) : Concetta Bordalba (s); Mario Sammarco (b)- Rodolfo Ferrari (c) April 24 (4 performances) MILANO- Teatro Internazionale Lirico Le Martire (Spyros Samara) September 22 (8 performances) I Medici (Leoncavallo) Rodolfo Ferrari © September 24 (5 performances) Fior d'Alpe (Franchetti): Amelia Karola, Giovanni Scarneo September 27 (5 performances) 1895 MILANO- Teatro alla Scala I Medici: Adelina Stehle; Ada Adini , Giuseppe Kaschmann January 27 (7 performances) Patria (Paladilhe) : Ada Adini, Giuseppe Kaschmann February 6 (5 performances) NAPOLI- Teatro San Carlo Werther : Lison Frandin, Stefania Collamarini, Eugène Dufriche- Vincenzo Lombardi © March 20 (7 performances) Cavalleria Rusticana : Lison Frandin, Stefania Collamarini, Eugène Dufriche-V. Lombardi © May 4 (12 performances, alternating with F. De Lucia) NAPOLI- Teatro Mercadante Cavalleria Rusticana : Carmen : TORINO- Teatro Vittorio Emanuele L'Africana : Emma Zilli (s); Adelina de Paoli (s); M. Bensaude (b)- Arturo Vigna (c) September 26 Manon Lescaut : Emma Zilli(s); M. Bensaúde (b): Arturo Vigna © September... Lohengrin : Emma Zilli (s); Elisa Bruno (ms); M. Bensaude (b); Luigi Nicoletti Kormann(bs); Carlo Rossini (b)-Arturo Vigna (c) November 23 ALESSANDRIA (Egypt)- Teatro Alhambra La Forza del Destino Rigoletto : La Gioconda : 1896 NAPOLI- Teatro San Carlo Mefistofele : Elisa Petri (s), Ettore Borucchia/Giuseppe De Grazia/ Luigi Lucenti (bs)-Francesco Giannini © January 6 (15 performances) Lohengrin : Florence Monteith (s); Giannina Lukacewska (ms); Antonio Magini-Coletti (b); Michele De Padova (bs)- Giuseppe De Grazia (bs) January 18 (16 performances, alternating with Francisco Viñas) TRIESTE- Teatro Politeama Rossetti Manon (Massenet) : Emilia Corsi (s); Maurizio Bensaude (b) January 23 ROMA- Teatro Argentina La Boheme : Angelica Pandolfini (s); Rosina Storchio (s); Maurizio Bensaude (b); Arturo Cerratelli (bs); Gennaro Mascheroni (b)- Edoardo Mascheroni (c) February 22 MILANO- Teatro alla Scala Andrea Chenier: Avelina Carrera/Elena Bianchini Cappelli, Edoardo Camera/ Guglielmo Caruson, Gennaro Berenzone March 28 FIRENZE- Teatro Politeama Fiorentino Cavalleria Rusticana : VENEZIA- Teatro La Fenice Werther : April 18 (7 performances) La Boheme : Maria Merolla, Maria Martelli, Ferruccio Corradetti, Vittorio Arimondi, Giuseppe Dorini May 6 (17 performances) BRESCIA-Teatro Grande La Boheme (prima locale):Cesira Ferrani, Camilla Pasini, Tieste Wilmant, Michele Mazzar, Antonio Pini-Corsi 12 performances VARSOVIA- Imperial Theatre (Teatr Wielki) Rigoletto : Regina Pacini; Viktor Grabczewsky October 9 Lucia di Lammermoor : Regina Pacini October 13 Gli Ugonotti : Regina Pacini November 1 Maria di Rohan : Zilli (s), Battistini (b); Monti-Baldini (ms) November 10 Rigoletto : Pacini; Monti-Baldini; Battistini; Sillich November 23 TORINO- Teatro Regio Andrea Chenier (prima locale) : Emilia Corsi(s); Eugène Dufriche (b); Vittorio Arimondi (bs)-Arturo Toscanini (c) December 27 (11 performances) 1897 MONTECARLO-Opéra La Traviata : Adelina Patti; Guglielmo Caruson (b)- Arturo Vigna (c) January 30. February 2. Lucia di Lammermoor : Adelina Patti; Caruson (b) Greil (bs)- Vigna (c) February 6 Rigoletto : Maria Van Zandtn (s); Victor Maurel (b)- Vigna (c) February 16, 20. 1898 VENEZIA- Teatro La Fenice Ero e Leandro (Luigi Mancinelli) : Amedea Santarelli, Aurelia Kitzu, Vittorio Arimondi January 18 (6 performances) Lohengrin : Maria Merolla, Aurelia Kitzu, Tieste Wilmant, Vittorio Arimonidi, Enrico Stinco Palermini February 5 (7 performances) PALERMO- Teatro Politeama Manon Lescaut: Emilia Corsi, Guglielmo Caruson, Ettore Borelli April VERONA- Teatro Filarmonico Andrea Chenier: Febea Strakosch, Mario Sammarco 1899 ODESSA- Municipalniy Teatr Lucia di Lammermoor : Regina Pacini (s) February 6 Rigoletto : Regina Pacini (s); Mario Sammarco (b) February 9 TORINO-Teatro Regio Lucia di Lammermoor : Luisa Tetrazzini (s); Giuseppe Boisson (b) G. Scolari (bs)- Arturo Luzzatti (c) September 5 (4 performances) TREVISO- Teatro Sociale Manon (Massenet) : October 14 (11 performances) Carmen October 25 (6 performances) ROMA- Teatro Adriano Carmen: Ida Borghi, Giuseppe De Luca Cavalleria Rusticana: Lina Peri de Stefani, Margherita Manfredi, Giuseppe De Luca ODESSA- Teatro Nazionale (1899-1900) Manon Lescaut: Valentina Mendiorez (s); Cesare Cioni (b) Carmen : Monti-Baldini (ms); Amina Franco (s); Cesare Cioni (b); Teobaldo Montico (bs)-Bernardi (c) La Boheme : Mendiorez (s); Cioni (b); Carlo Walter (bs) Cavalleria Rusticana : Linda Micucci (s); Ceresoli (ms); Cioni (b) Lohengrin : Mendiorez (s); Elvira Ceresoli (ms); Cioni (b); Walter (bs)- Giuseppe Pribik (c) Tosca: Valentina Mendorioz, Eugenio Giraldoni January 1900 Werther: Armanda Degli Abbatti, Francesco Maria Bonini January 1900 Andrea Chenier Saffo (Massenet) Mefistofele Russlan & Ludmilla (Glinka) Regina di Saba (Gounod) L'Africana 1900 LUGO- Teatro Rossini Lohengrin: Fausta Labia, Erina Borlinetto, Vittorio Brombara, Antonio Sabellico, Luigi Mugnoz TREVISO- Teatro Sociale Carmen: Amedea Santarelli 1901 AQUILA- Teatro Comunale Fedora: Emma Carelli, Giuseppe De Luca August FERMO- Teatro Dell'Aquila Fedora: Emma Carelli, Giuseppe De Luca August ODESSA- Teatro Municipaliy Tosca : Maria de Arneyro (s); Eugenio Giraldoni (b) December 14 Lohengrin : Maria de Arneyro (s), Armanda Degli Abbati, Eugenio Giraldoni, Francesco Navarrini December 18 Gli Ugonotti: Maria de Arneyro, Gerssner 8s), Armanda Degli Abbati, Francesco Maria Bonini, Francesco Navarrini, Gaudio Mansueto December/January 1902 Werther: Armanda Degli Abbati, Jeanne Malatesta, Francesco Maria Bonini December/January 1902 1902 TORINO- Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Mefistofele: Clara Joanna, Tina Farelli, Luigi Lucenti December 1903 KIEV- Teatro Solodownikoff Lucia di Lammermoor: Maria Galvany, Oreste Benedetti, Luigi Ferraioli March Tosca: Ester Adaberto, Oeste Benedetti March ROSTOV- Teatro Nazionale Carmen : Linda Monti Brunner, Virginia Colombati, Bonetti May Eugenio Oneghin: Ester Adaberto, Oreste Benedetti, Luigi Ferraioli May Tosca: Ester Adaberto, Oreste Benedetti May Werther: Linda Monti Brunner, Maria Vinent May MILANO- Teatro Lirico Internazionale Storia d'amore (Spyros Samaras) : Cesira Ferrani, Riccardo Stracciari, Giuseppe Tisci Rubini November 17 1904 NAPOLI- Teatro San Carlo Lucia di Lammermoor : Maria Barrientos; Francesco Maria Bonini; Constantino Thos- Edoardo Vitale © February 16 (7 performances alternating with Carlo Cartica) ALESSANDRIA (EGYPT)-Teatro Alhambra La Boheme: Ada Malaspina, Jole Massa, Silvio Arrighetti, Francesco Vecchioni October Cavalleria Rusticana: Adele Marchesi Coniglio, Carolina Zawner, Silvio Arrighetti October NAPOLI- Teatro San Carlo Maria di Rohan : Emilia Corsi; Ines Patalano, Mattia Battistini- Leopoldo Mugnone © December 29 (5 performances)
Chronology

ANNO

CITTA

TEATRO

TITOLO

1891

ASCOLI PICENO

VENTIDIO BASSO/0011

FORZA DEL DESTINO

1891

BOLOGNA

DEL CORSO/0001

FAUST

1891

LENDINARA

BALLARIN/0009

FAUST

1891

NAPOLI

BELLINI/0005

FAUST

1891

NAPOLI

BELLINI/0006

TAZZA DI THE' di D.Scarano

1891

VENEZIA

ROSSINI/0001

FORZA DEL DESTINO

1891

VENEZIA

ROSSINI/0001

GLI ADORATORI DEL FUOCO di A.De Lorenzi Fabris

1891

VERONA

NUOVO/0005

ELSA di G.A.Carraroli

1892

PAUSOLA

SOCIALE/0006

FAUST

1892

PISA

VERDI/

MEFISTOFELE

1892

TORINO

VITTORIO EMANUELE/0010

FORZA DEL DESTINO

1892

VICENZA

ERETENIO/0008

GIOCONDA

1893

GENOVA

POLITEAMA GENOVESE/

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

1893

PALERMO

POLITEAMA/0001

LORELEY

1893

PALERMO

POLITEAMA/0003

VASCELLO FANTASMA

1893

PALERMO

POLITEAMA/0004

GIOCONDA

1893

PALERMO

POLITEAMA/0004

RIGOLETTO

1893

TORINO

VITTORIO EMANUELE/0012

LOHENGRIN

1893

TRIESTE

VERDI/

MANON LESCAUT

1894

MILANO

LIRICO/0010

FIOR D'ALPE di A.Franchetti

1894

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO/

DANNAZIONE DI FAUST

1894

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO/

I MEDICI di R.Leoncavallo

1895

MILANO

SCALA/

I MEDICI di R.Leoncavallo

1895

MILANO

SCALA/

PATRIE di Palhadile

1895

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO/

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

1895

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO/

WERTHER

1896

BRESCIA

GRANDE/

BOHEME

1896

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO/

MEFISTOFELE

1896

ROMA

ARGENTINA/0001

BOHEME

1897

MILANO

SCALA/

ANDREA CHENIER

1897

VENEZIA

FENICE/

BOHEME

1898

BERGAMO

DONIZETTI/

BOHEME

1898

PALERMO

POLITEAMA/0004

MANON LESCAUT

1898

VENEZIA

FENICE/

BOHEME

1898

VENEZIA

FENICE/

ERO E LEANDRO di L.Mancinelli

1898

VENEZIA

FENICE/

LOHENGRIN

1898

VERONA

FILARMONICO/

ANDREA CHENIER

1899

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE

MANON LESCAUT

1899

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/

ANDREA CHENIER

1899

ROMA

ADRIANO/

CARMEN

1899

ROMA

ADRIANO/

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

1900

LUGO

ROSSINI/

LOHENGRIN

1900

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0001

STAGIONE

1900

TREVISO

SOCIALE/

CARMEN

1901

AQUILA

COMUNALE/0008

FEDORA

1901

FERMO

DELL'AQUILA/0008

FEDORA

1901

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0001

TOSCA

1901

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0001

WERTHER

1901

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0003

LORELEY

1901

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0012

LOHENGRIN

1901

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0012

TOSCA

1902

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0001

LOHENGRIN

1902

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0001

UGONOTTI

1902

ODESSA

MUNICIPALE/0001

WERTHER

1902

TORINO

VITTORIO EMANUELE/0012

MEFISTOFELE

1903

KIEV

SOLODOWNIKOFF/0003

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

1903

KIEV

SOLODOWNIKOFF/0003

TOSCA

1903

MILANO

LIRICO/0011

STELLA D'AMORE di S.Samara

1903

ROSTOV

NAZIONALE/0005

CARMEN

1903

ROSTOV

NAZIONALE/0005

EUGENIO ONEGHIN

1903

ROSTOV

NAZIONALE/0005

TOSCA

1903

ROSTOV

NAZIONALE/0005

WERTHER

1903

TORINO

VITTORIO EMANUELE/0001

MEFISTOFELE

1904

ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO

ALHAMBRA/0010

BOHEME

1904

ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO

ALHAMBRA/0010

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

1904

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO/

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

1905

NAPOLI

SAN CARLO

MARIA DI ROHAN

I wish to thank Roberto Marcocci for the picture and the chronological information.
Repertory


La Forza del Destino-Venezia, Rossini, 16 December 1890
Fausto-Bologna, Del Corso, December 1890
Gli Adoratori del Fuoco-Venezia, Rossini, December 1890
Cavalleria Rusticana-Napoli, Bellini, May 1891
Tazza di Thé-Napoli, Bellini, May 1891
Elsa-Verona, Nuovo, May 1891
Mefistofele-Novara, Coccia, December 1892
L'Amico Fritz-Vicenza, Eretenio, 1892
La Gioconda-Vicenza, Eretemio, August 1892
Loreley-Palermo, Politeama Garibaldi, 12 January 1893
Il Vascello Fantasma-Palermo, Politeama Garibaldi, 2 March 1893
Rigoletto-Palermo, Politeama Garibaldi, April 1893
Lohengrin-Torino, Vittorio Emanuele, December 1893
Manon Lescaut-Trieste, Comunale, 24 Janaury 1894
I Medici-Napoli, San Carlo, 7 April 1894
La Damnation de Faust-Napoli, San Carlo, 24 April 1894
Le Martire-Milano, Lirico Internazionale, 22 September 1894
Fior d'Alpe-Milano, Lirico Internazionale, 27 September 1894
Patria-Milano, Scala, 6 February 1895
Werther-Napoli, San Carlo, 20 March 1895
Carmen-Napoli, Mercadente, 1895
L'Africana-Torino, Vittorio Emanuele, 26 September 1895
Manon-Trieste, Politeama Rossetti, 23 January 1896
La Bohème-Rome, Argentina, 22 February 1896
Andrea Chenier-Milan, Scala, 28 March 1896
Lucia di Lammermoor-Warzaw, Wielki, 13 October 1896
Gli Ugonotti-Warzaw, Wielki, 1 November 1896
Maria di Rohan-Warsaw, Wielki, 11 November 1896
La Traviata-Monte Carlo, Garnier, 30 January 1897
Ero e Leandro-Venezia, Fenice, 18 January 1898
Tosca-Odessa, National, January 1900
Saffo (Massenet)-Odessa, National, 1900
Russlan & Ludmilla-Odessa, National, 1900
Regina di Saba (Gounod) -Odessa, National, 1900
Fedora-Aquila, Comunale, August 1901
Eugene Onegin-Rostov, National, May 1903
Storia d'amore-Milano, Lirico Internazionale, 17 November 1903

Discography

G&T,  Milano  1902-12
5512a-R  Epitepoa (I have believed)                                             12121 (7”)
5513a-W2 Margaro                                                                12122 (7”)
5514a-W2 Marcos Botsaris (Carrer): O Gero Demos (Old man Demos)                 12123 (7”)
5517a-R  Ghiati? (Perchè?) (Pennino)                                            12133 (7”)
5518a-R  Lucia                                                                  12124 (7”)
5521a-R  Manon Lescaut (Puccini): Tra voi belle                                 52284 (7")
2917b-R  Apochorismos (Let us depart)(ca 68)                                    12204
2918b-R  Ine to glyca filiasu (Sweet kisses)                                    12205
2931b    Faust (Gounod): Tardi si fa, addio (w. Ferrani)                        54035
2934a-R  Forza del destino (Verdi): Solenne in quest'ora (w. de Luca)           unpublished
2948b-W2 Saravta Kleftes                                                        1220

Disco Orfeo, ca. 1920 -Posthumously) 
521     Don Pasquale: Aria                            Matrix 187
522     Lucrezia Borgia: Aria                         Matrix 209

CD
Symposium 1318: N° 2, 4, 5.
Symposium 1077: N° 3.
Reference for the discography the excellent site 78opera.com.
I wish to thank Juan Dzazopulos Elgueta for the biography, list of performances and updated discography.
Reference: George Leotsakos : "Greek Lyric Theatre 100 Years 1888-1988", Greek Ministery of Culture, Athens, 1988 -English edition unpublished)

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