Mascagni : Cavalleria Rusticana

New York, Met, 1943 (Audio)

Director: Cesare Sodero



  • Frank Valentino (Alfio)
  • Helen Olheim (Mamma Lucia)
  • Zinka Milanov (Santuzza)
  • Frederich Jagel (Turiddu)
  • Anna Kaskas (Lola)Archivos para descarga:


Metropolitan Opera House.March 20, 1943 Matinee Broadcast

Frederick Jagel (1897, Brooklyn, New York – 1982, San Francisco) was an American tenor, primarily active at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1930s and 1940s.

Frederick Jagel studied voice in New York City and Milan, and made his debut as Rodolfo in La bohème, in Livorno, in 1924. He sang throughout Italy under the name of Federico Jaghelli. After his return to America, he made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera on November 8, 1927, as Radames in Aida, in twenty-three seasons with the Met, he sang 217 performances of 34 roles, primarily in the Italian and French repertories. He can be heard in many former Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts, notably as Pollione in Norma, opposite Zinka Milanov, and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, opposite Lily Pons.

Jagel also appeared in San Francisco, Chicago, and Buenos Aires, before retiring in 1950. He taught singing in New York after his retirement. Among his pupils were tenors Robert Moulson and John Stewart. He also served as Chairman of the Voice Department at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.