Paolo Marion

1895 Zagreb – 1962 Buenos Aires
He was born Pavao Marion Vlahović.

Marion studied at the conservatory in Zagreb.

He made his debut in 1913 in Novi Sad.

He continued his studies in Vienna.

Starting in 1918, he made guest appearances worldwide:
1918 Budapest
1919 Berlin
1921 München
1927-28 and 1934 Wiener Staatsoper: He made his debut as Calaf on February 27, 1912, and his last performance was as Calaf on May 15, 1934. He sang Radames (six times), Rodolfo (once), Turiddu (once), Faust (three times), Erik (once), Max (six times), Pinkerton (once), Manrico (twice), Der Fremde (Wunder der Heliane, nine times) and Calaf (twelve times).
1932 Opéra-Comique Paris (Cavaradossi on April 15)
During 1933-34, he was a member of the Croatian National Opera
1938 National Opera Belgrade
He also sang in Italy:
Roma: 1930 Mefistofele in February at the Teatro dell'Opera (sharing with Alessandro Granda) with Zamboni Maria, Carrera Olga, De Angelis Nazzareno/Cirino Giulio; Il diavolo nel campanile by A. Lualdi as Tallio
Scala: January 31, 1931 world premiere of La notte di Zoraima by Montemezzi as Muscar
Torino: 1931 as Stolzing at the Regio

In 1939, he gave several concerts in Berlin. He appeared in South America in concerts and operas.

His repertory included Manrico, Aida, José, Enzo, Chénier, Lohengrin, Parsifal, Porin (Porin by Vatroslav Lisinski), Fausto, Stolzing, Tallio...
Reference: Kutsch & Riemens

Paolo Marion singsLa fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda

Columbia, Milano 
WBX352   Bohème (Puccini): Che gelida manina                                    ?
WB2047   Fanciulla del West (Puccini): Ch'ella mi creda (Gray WB2046??)         ?
WB2049   Fedora (Giordano): Amor ti vieta                                       DQ667
WB2056   Tosca (Puccini): Recondita armonia                                     ? 
WB2067   Turandot (Puccini): Non piangere Liù                                   CQ668
WB2077   Turandot (Puccini): Nessun dorma                                       ?
WB2078   Tosca (Puccini): E lucevan le stelle                                   ?
WB2972   Fedora (Giordano): Amor ti vieta                                       D12622
WB2974   Fedora (Giordano): Vedi io piango                                      D12622
         Turandot (Puccini): Non piangere Liù                                   D12623
         Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Vesti la giubba                               D12623

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