Napoleone Verger

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Napoleone Verger

Also Known As: "Napoleon"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Death: 1907 (63)
Madrid, Spain
Immediate Family:

Son of Giovanni Battista Verger and Amalia Verger
Husband of Angelina Fioretti
Father of Maria Verger and Carlos Verger
Brother of Oreste Verger

Occupation: Italian operatic baritone; professeur au Conservatoire de Madrid
Managed by: Matti Kullervo Sorakivi
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About Napoleone Verger

Napoleone Verger was an Italian baritone.

In 1860 he participated in the expedition of the Thousand in the liberation of Sicily, under the orders of Garibaldi. In 1861 he began his singing studies in Paris, and made his debut in 1863 at the Théâtre Italien as Don Carlo in Ernani of Verdi. In 1870 he married in London the dancer Angelina Fioretti. The following year he undertook a tour to the United States with the famous diva Christina Nilsson. From return to the European stages, he performed in Barcelona the season 1881-1882 at the Teatre del Liceu in Don Pasquale and La favorita by Donizetti, and in 1882-1883 as Germont in La Traviata. When retiring, he settled in Madrid, dedicated to teaching; Some of his outstanding students were the tenor Luis Iribarne, the baritone Ignacio Tabuyo and the sopranos Maria Galvany and Matilde de Lerma.

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Napoleone Verger's Timeline

1844
1844
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
1873
1873
Age 29
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
1907
1907
Age 63
Madrid, Spain
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