Caruso Sings The Vowels
The Public Domain Review is an online journal and not-for-profit project dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web. You can explore our curated collections of curiosities and our fortnightly articles from leading scholars, writers, and artists at publicdomainreview.orgThe great Enrico Caruso taking us through the vowels as shown in Caruso’s Method of Voice Production: the Scientific Culture of the Voice (1922) by Pasqual Mario Marafioti. When he died in 1921 Caruso left behind him approximately 290 commercially released recordings, and a significant mark upon on the opera world including more than 800 appearances at the New York Met. He is considered by many to be truly the world’s first popstar.