Greatest Opera Singers

Greatest Opera Singers

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Pericles Aramis (Baritone) (Ioannina, Greece 1854 – Paris 1932)

His real name was Pericles Aravantinos. His father Panayiotis Aravantinos, was a director of Greek school in Ioannina, received his education at the Academy of Guilford. He studied at the Conservatories of Naples and Milan. He lived in Paris and founded there a private school of singing (1906). He was very handsome baritone, who triumphantlyappeared in Paris, gave a concerts at Covent Garden (1892). In 1902 he attempted tour in Greece, Turkey, Egypt, after Athens went to Russia  and Ukraine. He was a friend of Massenet, Sonzogno and Calvé.

Chronology of some appearances

1892 London Covent Garden Concert
1902 Tour Greece, Turkey, Egypt


Fonotipia, Paris 1904/1905
La bergère aux yeux noirs (old Greek) 39145 XPh592
L'âme des fleurs (Massenet) (Fr) 39143 XPh596
Le champ des pavots (de Lara) 39150
T'amo ancora (Tosti) 39144 XPh595

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