V1228. AUGUSTO SCAMPINI: Arias from Otello, Il Trovatore, Aida, L'Africaine, Samson et Dalila, Le Prophête, Poliuto, Manon Lescaut, La Fanciulla del West & Lohengrin; TENORS ITALIENS DES ANNÉES 1920, incl. Ederle, Ferrara, Solari, Lo Giudice, Granda & Manuritta. (France) Malibran 660. Long out-of-print, Final Copy! - 3760003776605
"Augusto Scampini debuted in 1905 at Garlasco as Cavaradossi in TOSCA. In 1907 he guested in Teatro de l'Opera, Buenos Aires in Massenet's HÉRODIADE. In the same year he sang in Teatro Massimo, Palermo as Radames in AIDA and as Samson in SAMSON ET DALILA. Then he guested in the big theatres of Italy, Spain, South America and Russia with great success. In the 1910-11 season he appeared at La Scala in SIMON BOCCANEGRA and in Pacini's SAFFO. In 1912 he sang at the Teatro Costanzi, Rome as Manrico in IL TROVATORE, in 1915 at Teatro Politeama, Pisa as Radames in AIDA. In the 1913-14 season he sang at the German theatre, Prague. The critics regarded him as successor to Enrico Caruso. In 1916 he sang in Spain and in Santiago de Chile. In the First World War he volunteered to the Italian army and lost a leg. His career finished, he then taught in Barcelona."
- Ned Ludd