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Flanzaleys String Quartet
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The Flonzaley Quartet was a string quartet organized in Manhattan, New York City in 1902. The group disbanded in 1929. The members are : 1st violin: Adolfo Betti it; ru (Bagni di Lucca, 21 March 1875 – Lucca, 2 December 1950). 2nd violin: Alfred Pochon (Yverdon, 30 July 1878 – Lutry, 26 February 1959). viola: Ugo Ara (Venezia, 1876 – Lausanne, 1 December 1936), until 1917; replaced by Louis Bailly (Valenciennes, 13 June 1882 – Cowansville, Québec, 21 November 1974), until 1924; by Félicien d'Archambeau (? – ?), until 1925; by Nicolas Moldavan (Kremenetz, 23 January 1891 – New York, 21 September 1974), until disbanding in 1928. violoncello: Iwan d'Archambeau (Herve, 1879 – Villefranche-sur-Mer, 29 December 1955).
This picture was took in 1918 (there is a similar picture from Bain News on the wikipedia page about the Band)
The Evening Star. December 28, 1924, Page 5, Image 51, top of right-hand column chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1924-12-28/ed-... reports that the Flonzaley quartet would be playing under the auspices of the Washington Society of the Fine Arts on Jan 5, Feb 23, and March 9. They recorded with Victor from 1913 to 1929. See adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/mastertalent/detail/108751...
In front of the quartet is the type of microphone used for radio broadcasts. Evening Star. January 22, 1925, Page 36, top of column 3 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1925-01-22/ed-... announces that the quartet would be featured in the third of the radio broadcasts by Victor artists, on January 29, 1925.
Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
Also covered by the New York Times: www.nytimes.com/1925/01/25/archives/opera-singers-schedul... OPERA SINGERS SCHEDULED TO BROADCAST THIS WEEK; Eight Stations to Radio Flonzaley Quartet and Songs by Miguel Fleta -- Coast to Coast Broadcasts Planned for Met at Future. Two concerts by opera singers will be broadcast this week. Miguel Fleta, tenor of the Metropolitan Opera Company, will sing several selections. Including "La Donna e Mobile," from the opera "Rigoletto." Other features on the program to be presented by the Victor Talking Machine Company on Thursday night will be Lucy Isabelle Marsh, soprano, and the Flonzaley Quartet. Notes: The Metropolitan Opera Company still simulcasts on radio. See: www.metopera.org/season/radio/saturday-matinee-broadcasts/ and also offers video simulcasts via Fathom Events: www.metopera.org/season/in-cinemas/