Upcoming publication of Barbara Boganini’s article, Giacomo Puccini e Amedeo Bassi: connessioni toscane in America. L’ascesa artistica del tenore italiano dalla campagna fiorentina alla gloria internazionale (Giacomo Puccini and Amedeo Bassi: Tuscan connections in America. An Italian tenor's rise from rural life to international acclaim). The essay is a revised version of the presentation successfully delivered at Museo Caruso (Lastra a Signa, Florence, Italy) on January 21st, 2018. Dr. Boganini’s article is illustrated with rare archival images. Available for dowload (PDF) on the Center’s Website (In Depth Previews) on Friday, October 12, 2018.
In the photo: Amedeo Bassi as Dick Johnson. Photographic proofs of La Fanciulla del West, Chicago production, 1911. Archivio Storico Teatro Regio, Turin; reproduced by permission.
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