Baritone

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A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice-types.wikipedia
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Bass-baritone

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Indeed, many operatic works of the 18th century have roles marked as bass that in reality are low baritone roles (or bass-baritone parts in modern parlance).
A bass-baritone is a high-lying bass or low-lying "classical" baritone voice type which shares certain qualities with the true baritone voice.

Tenor

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A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice-types.
A tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the countertenor and baritone voice types.

Antonio Tamburini

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The major international baritone of the first half of the 19th century was the Italian Antonio Tamburini (1800–1876).
Antonio Tamburini (28 March 1800 – 8 November 1876) was an Italian operatic baritone.

Mattia Battistini

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They included Mattia Battistini (known as the "King of Baritones"), Giuseppe Kaschmann (born Josip Kašman) who, atypically, sang Wagner's Telramund and Amfortas not in Italian but in German, at the Bayreuth Festival in the 1890s; Giuseppe Campanari; Antonio Magini-Coletti; Mario Ancona (chosen to be the first Silvio in Pagliacci); and Antonio Scotti, who came to the Met from Europe in 1899 and remained on the roster of singers until 1933.
Mattia Battistini (27 February 1856 – 7 November 1928) was an Italian operatic baritone.

Giovanni Inchindi

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These included the likes of Filippo Galli, Giovanni Inchindi, and Henri-Bernard Dabadie.
Jean-François Hennekindt, also known as Giovanni Inchindi (12 March 1798 – 23 August 1876) was a Belgian opera singer born in Bruges who began his career as a tenor but went on to become the one of the premier baritones in France and abroad, with a voice known for its ease in both low and high passages and adaptability to different kinds of roles.

Paul Barroilhet

In France, Paul Barroilhet succeeded Dabadie as the Paris opera's best known baritone.
Paul-Bernard Barroilhet (22 September 1810 – April 1871) was a French operatic baritone.

Antonio Magini-Coletti

They included Mattia Battistini (known as the "King of Baritones"), Giuseppe Kaschmann (born Josip Kašman) who, atypically, sang Wagner's Telramund and Amfortas not in Italian but in German, at the Bayreuth Festival in the 1890s; Giuseppe Campanari; Antonio Magini-Coletti; Mario Ancona (chosen to be the first Silvio in Pagliacci); and Antonio Scotti, who came to the Met from Europe in 1899 and remained on the roster of singers until 1933.
Antonio Magini-Coletti (17 February 1855 – 21 July 1912) was a leading Italian baritone who had a prolific career in Europe and the United States during the late 19th century and the early part of the 20th century.

Giuseppe Campanari

They included Mattia Battistini (known as the "King of Baritones"), Giuseppe Kaschmann (born Josip Kašman) who, atypically, sang Wagner's Telramund and Amfortas not in Italian but in German, at the Bayreuth Festival in the 1890s; Giuseppe Campanari; Antonio Magini-Coletti; Mario Ancona (chosen to be the first Silvio in Pagliacci); and Antonio Scotti, who came to the Met from Europe in 1899 and remained on the roster of singers until 1933.
Giuseppe Campanari (17 November 1855 – 31 May 1927) was an Italian-born operatic baritone and cellist.

Mario Ancona

They included Mattia Battistini (known as the "King of Baritones"), Giuseppe Kaschmann (born Josip Kašman) who, atypically, sang Wagner's Telramund and Amfortas not in Italian but in German, at the Bayreuth Festival in the 1890s; Giuseppe Campanari; Antonio Magini-Coletti; Mario Ancona (chosen to be the first Silvio in Pagliacci); and Antonio Scotti, who came to the Met from Europe in 1899 and remained on the roster of singers until 1933.
Mario Ancona (28 February 1860 – 23 February 1931), was a leading Italian baritone and master of bel canto singing.

Antonio Scotti

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They included Mattia Battistini (known as the "King of Baritones"), Giuseppe Kaschmann (born Josip Kašman) who, atypically, sang Wagner's Telramund and Amfortas not in Italian but in German, at the Bayreuth Festival in the 1890s; Giuseppe Campanari; Antonio Magini-Coletti; Mario Ancona (chosen to be the first Silvio in Pagliacci); and Antonio Scotti, who came to the Met from Europe in 1899 and remained on the roster of singers until 1933.
Antonio Scotti (25 January 1866 – 26 February 1936) was an Italian baritone.

Henri-Bernard Dabadie

These included the likes of Filippo Galli, Giovanni Inchindi, and Henri-Bernard Dabadie.
1853, Paris) was a French baritone, particularly associated with Rossini and Auber roles.

Camille Everardi

Among the non-Italian born baritones that were active in the third quarter of the 19th century, Tamburini's mantle as an outstanding exponent of Mozart and Donizetti's music was probably taken up most faithfully by a Belgian, Camille Everardi, who later settled in Russia and taught voice.
Camille Everardi (1824 – 1899) was a Belgian operatic baritone who had an active international career during the 1850s through the 1870s.

Josip Kašman

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They included Mattia Battistini (known as the "King of Baritones"), Giuseppe Kaschmann (born Josip Kašman) who, atypically, sang Wagner's Telramund and Amfortas not in Italian but in German, at the Bayreuth Festival in the 1890s; Giuseppe Campanari; Antonio Magini-Coletti; Mario Ancona (chosen to be the first Silvio in Pagliacci); and Antonio Scotti, who came to the Met from Europe in 1899 and remained on the roster of singers until 1933.
Joseph Kaschmann, known also as Giuseppe Kaschmann and Josip Kašman (14 July 1850 – 11 February 1925), was a noted Austrian operatic baritone of partial Croatian descent.

Antonio Pini-Corsi

Antonio Pini-Corsi was the standout Italian buffo baritone in the period between about 1880 and World War I, reveling in comic opera roles by Rossini, Donizetti and Paer, among others.
Antonio Pini-Corsi (June [?] 1858 or 1859 – 21 April 1918) was an Italian operatic baritone of international renown.

Victor Maurel

Notable among their contemporaries were the cultured and technically adroit French baritones Jean Lassalle (hailed as the most accomplished baritone of his generation), Victor Maurel (the creator of Verdi's Iago, Falstaff and Tonio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci), Paul Lhérie (the first Posa in the revised, Italian-language version of Don Carlos), and Maurice Renaud (a singing actor of the first magnitude).
Victor Maurel (17 June 1848 – 22 October 1923) was a French operatic baritone who enjoyed an international reputation as a great singing actor.

Maurice Renaud

Notable among their contemporaries were the cultured and technically adroit French baritones Jean Lassalle (hailed as the most accomplished baritone of his generation), Victor Maurel (the creator of Verdi's Iago, Falstaff and Tonio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci), Paul Lhérie (the first Posa in the revised, Italian-language version of Don Carlos), and Maurice Renaud (a singing actor of the first magnitude).
Maurice Arnold Renaud (24 July 1861 – 16 October 1933) was a cultured French operatic baritone.

Bass (voice type)

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A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice-types.
Voices are subdivided into first bass and second bass with no distinction being made between bass and baritone voices, in contrast to the three-fold (tenor–baritone–bass) categorization of solo voices.

Charles Santley

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The oldest-born star baritone known for sure to have made solo gramophone discs was the Englishman Sir Charles Santley (1834–1922).
Sir Charles Santley (28 February 1834 – 22 September 1922) was an English-born opera and oratorio star with a bravura technique who became the most eminent English baritone and male concert singer of the Victorian era.

David Bispham

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The Quaker baritone David Bispham, who sang in London and New York between 1891 and 1903, was the leading American male singer of this generation.
David Scull Bispham (January 5, 1857 – October 2, 1921) was an American operatic baritone.

Paul Lhérie

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Notable among their contemporaries were the cultured and technically adroit French baritones Jean Lassalle (hailed as the most accomplished baritone of his generation), Victor Maurel (the creator of Verdi's Iago, Falstaff and Tonio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci), Paul Lhérie (the first Posa in the revised, Italian-language version of Don Carlos), and Maurice Renaud (a singing actor of the first magnitude).
Paul Lhérie (Lévy), (born Paris October 8, 1844, died Paris October 17, 1937) was a French tenor, then baritone, and later a vocal teacher.

Jean-Baptiste Faure

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A couple of primitive cylinder recordings dating from about 1900 have been attributed by collectors to the dominant French baritone of the 1860s and 1870s, Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830–1914), the creator of Posa in Verdi's original French-language version of Don Carlos.
Jean-Baptiste Faure (15 January 1830 – 9 November 1914) was a celebrated French operatic baritone and an art collector of great significance.

Così fan tutte

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They include Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Papageno in The Magic Flute and the lead in Don Giovanni.
Don Alfonso is frequently performed by baritones such as Thomas Allen and Bo Skovhus and Dorabella is almost always performed by a mezzo-soprano.

Léon Melchissédec

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Five other significant Francophone baritones who recorded, too, during the early days of the gramophone/phonograph were Léon Melchissédec and Jean Noté of the Paris Opera and Gabriel Soulacroix, Henry Albers and Charles Gilibert of the Opéra-Comique.
Léon Melchissédec (born Clermont Ferrand, 7 May 1843, died Neuilly-sur-Seine 23 March 1925) was a French baritone who enjoyed a long career in the French capital across a broad range of operatic genres, and later made some recordings and also taught at the Paris Conservatoire.

L'elisir d'amore

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Dabadie sang in Italy, too, where he originated the role of Belcore in L'elisir d'amore in 1832.

Otello

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The two male protagonists had been selected, too: Italy's foremost dramatic tenor, Francesco Tamagno, was to sing Otello while the esteemed French singing-actor Victor Maurel would assume the villainous baritone role of Iago.