Again a recording of Cantique de Noël, this time with star tenor Enrico Caruso (1873-1921). Caruso studied with G. Vergine og A. Fasanaro and made his debut in opera only 15 years old. Numerous guest apperarances worldwide established his reputation as the finest tenor of his time. He made about 250 grammophone recordings, each selling so well that one has asked if it was Caruso who made the gramophone or if it was the gramophone who made Caruso.
Nevertheless, his voice is one of the most distinguished we have on record from the early days of the gramophone. Cantique de Noël was recorded by the Victor Talking Machine Company, Camden, in 1916 with the number 2-032022, republished as DB 139 i 1924. Matrix number is A 17218.
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