- J.B. Steane
(b Barcelona, 13 Dec 1887; d Barcelona, 14 May 1974). Spanish tenor. Success in amateur zarzuela performances led to his operatic début at Barcelona in La favorita. He then studied with Enrico Colli in Milan. In 1913 he sang in Mascagni’s Isabeau at Genoa under the composer, who subsequently engaged him for the première of his ...