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 Giuseppe Del Puente

Giuseppe Del Puente

Birth
Naples, Città Metropolitana di Napoli, Campania, Italy
Death 25 May 1900 (aged 59)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 12874 · View Source
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Opera Singer. One of the most well known baritones in Opera in Europe, he came to American in 1874. His fame in American was such that he was one of the performers on the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1883. When he died he was buried in a grave that was unmarked until 1964, when local Philadelphia opera enthusiasts discovered it and erected a fitting monument.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 11 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12874
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Giuseppe Del Puente (30 Jan 1841–25 May 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12874, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .