March 26, 1954 São Paulo - February 15, 2006 São Paulo
He was the son of the tenor Roque Lotti.
He studied singing with Leila Farah. After winning several South American voice competitions, he made his
debut in Tosca in São Paulo in 1982. His career developed in South America.
In 1987, he went to Europe first in Portugal where he had success in Carmen. He made guest appearances in Holland, Oslo,
Bologna (Francesca da Rimini, Luisa Miller), Catania (Don Carlo), Porto, Piacenza (I Lombardi), Modena (Fedora), St. Gallen (La Gioconda),
Rio de Janeiro (Il Tabarro, 1995), Lucca, Washington, Ludwigsburger Festspielen (Ernani), Canada, Spain, Sweden, Denmark,
England, Czech Republic, Norway, Belgium, Japan, ...
In 1994, he was hired by the opera house in Bonn, where he sang Cavalleria rusticana, Tosca, les contes d'Hoffmann,
and Il Guarany.
He died from a heat attack in his home in São Paulo when he was preparing to go to sing Aida in Egypt.
Reference: Kutsch & Riemens
Tosca, Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, on October 23/24/25/26/27/28/29/30, 1982 (sharing with Maurizio Frusoni (who sang
the premiere)/Benito Maresca) with Mabel Valeris/Isabel Gentile/Norma Cresto, Gabriel Foresta/Rio Novello
La Vida Breve, Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, on November 24/25/26/27/28/29/30-December 1, 1983 (Sharing with
Claudimir Aére who sang the premiere) with Leil Tayer/Marta Baschi, Tullio Colacioppo
Madama Butterfly, Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, on August 22/25/26/28/29/30/31, 1984 (sharing with Benito Maresca (who sang the premiere)/Aldo Loss) with Adriana Morelli/Aura Gomez/Norma Cresto, Andrea Ramus/Luis Orefice, Gloria Queiroz/Vania Soares, José Gnecco/João de Braz/Assadur Kuiltzian, Wilson Carrara/Paoli Adonis, Tullio Colacioppo/Luis Fernando Maleiro
Carmen, Sala cidade de São Paulo (concert), on October 16/17/18/19, 1986 (sharing with José Marson) with Neyde Thomas/Céline Imbert, Efigenia Cortes/Leila Tayer, Andrea Ramus/Luis Orefice, Tullio Colacioppo/Luis Fernando Maleiro
Andrea Chenier, Sala cidade de São Paulo, on April 24/25/26/27,1987 (sharing with Benito Maresca who sang the premiere) with Céline Imbert/Berenice Pace, Andreea Ramus/Luis Orefice, Tullio Colacioppo
Rigoletto, Sala cidade de São Paulo, on December 9/10/11/12/13, 1987 with Fernando Teixeira/Andrea Ramus, Niza
de Castro Tank/Rita Marques/Teresa Godoy, Benedito Silva, Regina Elena Mesquita, Tullio Colacioppo,
Il Guarany, Memorial América Latina, on June 24, 1996 with Rosana Ramosa, Alessandro Pagliaga,
Pietro Naviglio, Ludo Farago
Il Guarany, Teatro Alfa, during May 2000 (he was sharing the role with Marcello Vannucci) with Rosanna Lamosa or Lucia Mazzaria, Douglas Hahn, Marcos Ribeiro, Rubens Medina, Mauricio Luz, Carlos Eduardo Marcos, Roberto Gagliotti, Fernadoo Gazoni, Isaac Karabtchevsky
Tosca, Enschede, Twentse Schouwburg, on Janaury 18, 1992 with Awilda Verdejo, Anthony Raffeell, Jan Stulen/Gabriele Bellini
Stiffelio, Enschede, Twentse Schouwburg, on November 20, 1992 with Larissa Sjevtsjenko, Elia Padova, Leonid Zimnenko, Alexandru Badea, Gabriele Santini
Stiffelio on June 23, 1997 with Mara Zampieri, Renato Brusson, Ruben Broitman, Peter Köves, Fabio Luisi
(Total 7 fom June 20, 1997 to January 1, 1998 (once only from scene 2)
I wish to thank Helmut Krautschneider for the recordings.