The Catalan tenor Jaume Bachs i Rosès, who adopted later the name of Angelo Angioletti, was born
in Valencia in 1867 and died there in 1909 (according to Roberto Bauer).
he made his debut as baritone at the Teatro Miguel de Cervantés in Málaga, singing with the
company of José Tolosa. Prominent members of the company included Emma Nevada, Mariano
de Padilla, and Dante del Papa.
In 1891, Angioletti sang at the Teatro Calderón (Valladolid),
Real (Madrid) and Liceo (Barcelona). In 1896, he alternated the role of Lohengrin with Viñas at
the San Carlo. During the same year, he also sang in Un Ballo in Maschera with Magini-Coletti
and Buliciova; in Doña Flor with Carlo Buti and Buliciova.
From there, he went to the Costanzi
singing in Les Huguenots with Degli Abbati, Padovani, Galli, and Borelli-Angelini (1898).
He came back to the Costanzi to sing Otello in 1908 with De Luca ad Melis and Mugnone.
Angioletti sang in the premieres of Raimondo Lulio of Bretón at the Teatro Lírico in Madrid
(June 1902) and of Emporium of Enric Morena (January 1906).
In 1905, he had to replace Leo
Slezak as Tannhäuser at La Scala in the only Slezak's fiasco I am aware of.
Angioletti specialized in Wagnerian and late Verdi roles.