- Elizabeth Forbes
(b Novara, May 27, 1876; d Novara, March 23, 1941). Italian tenor . He made his début in 1898 in Italy and sang there for a decade. In 1908 he went to New York, where he made his Metropolitan début as the Messenger in Aida. He remained as chief comprimario at the Metropolitan for 30 years, creating roles in Puccini’s ...