Giulio Gatti-Casazza (3 February 1869 – 2 September 1940) was an Italian opera manager. He was general manager of La Scala in Milan, Italy from 1898 to 1908 and later the Metropolitan Opera in New York City from 1908 to 1935. Gatti-Casazza was born on 3 February 1869 in Udine, in northeastern Italy. In 1893 he succeeded his father as manager of the municipal theatre in Ferrara
Fanny spent her early years traveling with her mother on her operatic tours. After false starts in Australasia, she took Fanny and her younger brother to San Francisco, California in 1883. Leonore Davis remarried but died of peritonitis in San Francisco on 29 December 1884, shortly after remarrying, to Herman Adler . Alda toured Australia and New Zealand in 1927. She and Gatti-Casazza separated the following year and then divorced. In 1929, she left the Met but continued to give concerts, make radio broadcasts and appear in vaudeville. Alda's 1937 autobiography was titled Men, Women, & Tenors.
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Gatti-Casazza had been lured by the Met from a celebrated tenure as director of Milan's La Scala Opera House. His model planning, authoritative organizational skills and brilliant casts raised the Metropolitan Opera to a prolonged era of artistic innovation and musical excellence. Gatti-Casazza brought with him the fiery and brilliant conductor Arturo Toscanini, the music director from his seasons at La Scala. Gatti-Casazza's last week at the Met (March 22–29, 1935). Following Toscanini's departure, Gatti-Casazza successfully guided the company through the years of World War I into another decade of premieres, new productions and popular success in the 1920s. The 1930s, however, brought new financial and organizational challenges for the company. In 1931, Otto Kahn, the noted financier, resigned as head of the Met's board of directors and president of the Metropolitan Opera Company.
Gatti-Casazza, Giulio jo͞o´lyō gät´tē-käzät´sä, 1869–1940, Italian operatic manager. In 1893 he succeeded his father as director of the municipal theater at Ferrara. After directing (1898–1908) the La Scala Opera Company in Milan, he became (1908) director of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City. In 1935 he retired to Italy. His first wife was the singer Frances Alda (1883–1952). See his autobiography, Memories of the Opera (1941).
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Birthplace: Como, Province of Como, Lombardy, Italy. Death: Immediate Family: Son of Alfredo Abramo Katz (dal 2. 7. 1935 Gatti) and Cesarina Curiel/Curjel Katz Brother of Nora Katz (dal 2. Managed by: Andrea Cassigoli. Matching family tree profiles for Erich Katz (dal 2. Unknown in MyHeritage family trees (Famiglia FIORIBELLO Web Site).
Gatti-Casazza was born on 3 February 1869 in Udine, in northeastern Italy. In 1893 he succeeded his father as manager of the municipal theatre in Ferrara. He was manager of La Scala from 1898 to 1908, before his move to New York City. He was head of the Metropolitan Opera from 1908 to 1935. Under his leadership the Metropolitan enjoyed a prolonged era of artistic innovation and musical excellence. The Viennese composer Gustav Mahler also was a Met conductor during Gatti-Casazza's first two seasons and in later years conductors Tullio Serafin and Artur Bodanzky led the company in the Italian and German repertories respectively. com/Giulio Gatti-Casazza. Giulio Gatti-casazza' is featured as a movie character in the following productions: The Great Caruso (1951).
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|A1||Il Barbiere Di Siviglia - Una Voce Poco Fa. Recorded June 15, 1917.
Composed By – Rossini*Conductor – Josef PasternackSoprano Vocals – Amelita Galli-Curci
|A2||Loreley - Nel Verde Maggio. Recorded February 8, 1923.
Composed By – Catalani*Tenor Vocals – Beniamino Gigli
|A3||Andrea Chenier - Nemico Della Patria. Recorded October 11, 1920.
Baritone Vocals – Titta RuffoComposed By – Giordano*Conductor – Josef Pasternack
|A4||Die Tote Stadt - Glück, Das Mir Verblieb (Marietta's Lute Song). Recorded March 8, 1922.
Composed By – Korngold*Soprano Vocals – Maria Jeritza
|A5||Boris Godunouv - Ah! I Am Suffocating (Clock Scene). Recorded July 4, 1928 (During Stage Performance).
Bass Vocals – Feodor ChaliapinComposed By – Mussorgsky*Conductor – Vincenzo BellezzaOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
|A6||William Tell - Troncar Suoi Di. Recorded January 23, 1923.
Baritone Vocals – Giuseppe De Luca Bass Vocals – Jose MardonesComposed By – Rossini*Conductor – Nathaniel ShilkretTenor Vocals – Giovanni Martinelli
|A7||Le Prophete - Ah! Mon Fils. Recorded March 19, 1925.
Composed By – Meyerbeer*Conductor – Rosario BourdonSoprano Vocals – Margarete Matzenauer
|A8||Romeo Et Juliette - Ah! Ne Fuis Pas Encore. Recorded March 28, 1923.
Composed By – Gounod*Soprano Vocals – Lucrezia BoriTenor Vocals – Beniamino Gigli
|B1||L'Amico Fritz - Non Mi Resta Che Il Pianto. Recorded September 28, 1923.
Composed By – Mascagni*Soprano Vocals – Lucrezia Bori
|B2||La Fanciulla Del West - Ch' Ella Mi Creda Libero E Lontano. Recorded March 5, 1920.
Composed By – Puccini*Tenor Vocals – Edward Johnson
|B3||Aida - O Patria Mia. Recorded c.1925
Composed By – Verdi*Soprano Vocals – Elisabeth Rethberg
|B4||La Gioconda - Cielo E Mar! Recorded November 1918.
Composed By – Ponchielli*Tenor Vocals – Beniamino Gigli
|B5||La Boheme - Si Mi Chiamano Mimi. Recorded February 12, 1940.
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Wilfrid PelletierOrchestra – RCA Victor Symphony OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Grace Moore
|B6||Falstaff - E Sogno? O Realta? Recorded March 3, 1926.
Baritone Vocals – Lawrence TibbettComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Rosario Bourdon
|B7||La Forza Del Destino - Lo Muoio! Confessione! (Final Scene). Recorded January 18, 1928.
Bass Vocals – Ezio PinzaComposed By – Verdi*Conductor – Rosario BourdonSoprano Vocals – Rosa PonselleTenor Vocals – Giovanni Martinelli
|C1||Faust - Faites-lui Mes Aveux (Flower Song). Recorded February 13, 1942.
Composed By – Gounod*Conductor – Wilfrid PelletierContralto Vocals – Gladys SwarthoutOrchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*
|C2||Manon - Instant Charmant En Fermant Les Yeux (La Reve). Recorded October 11, 1933.
Composed By – Massenet*Conductor – Nathaniel ShilkretTenor Vocals – Richard Crooks
|C3||Rigoletto - Gualtier Malde!...Caro Nome. Recorded February 19, 1931.
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Rosario BourdonSoprano Vocals – Lily Pons
|C4||Don Pasquale - Ci Volea Questa Mania...Sogno Soave E Casto. Recorded September 9, 1926.
Composed By – Donizetti*Tenor Vocals – Tito Schipa
|C5||La Vestale - O Nume Tutelar. Recorded May 18, 1926.
Composed By – Spontini*Conductor – Rosario BourdonSoprano Vocals – Rosa Ponselle
|C6||Tosca - E Lucevan Le Stelle. Recorded January 31, 1928.
Composed By – Puccini*Tenor Vocals – Giacomo Lauri-Volpi
|C7||The Emperor Jones - Oh Lawd!...Standin' In The Need Of Prayer. Recorded January 19, 1934.
Baritone Vocals – Lawrence TibbettComposed By – Louis GruenbergConductor – Wilfrid PelletierOrchestra – Metropolitan Opera Orchestra*
|C8||Fidelio - Ha! Welch Ein Augenblick! Recorded April 30, 1930.
Bass-Baritone Vocals – Friedrich SchorrComposed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Albert CoatesOrchestra – The New Symphony Orchestra
|D1||Der Freischütz - Da Bist Du Ja, Kamerad!...Hier Im Ird'schen Jammertal. Recorded c.1927.
Baritone Guitar – Michael BohnenComposed By – Weber*
|D2||Tannhäuser - Dich, Teure Halle. Recorded February 21, 1930.
Composed By – Frieder Weissmann, Wagner*Orchestra – Berlin State Opera Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Lotte Lehmann
|D3||Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg - Hat Man Mit Dem Schubwerk. Recorded December 30, 1929.
Bass-Baritone Vocals – Friedrich SchorrComposed By – Wagner*Soprano Vocals – Elisabeth Rethberg
|D4||Das Rheingold - Weiche, Wotan! Weiche. Recorded 1928.
Conductor – Manfred GurlittContralto Vocals – Karin Branzell
|D5||Tannhäuser - Inbrunst Im Herzen (Rome Narrative). Recorded May 22, 1929.
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Albert CoatesOrchestra – The London Symphony OrchestraTenor Vocals – Lauritz Melchior
|D6||Tristan Und Isolde - Mild Und Leise (Isolde's Liebstod)
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Hans LangSoprano Vocals – Kirsten Flagstad
- Producer – Paul Gruber