The Reign of Gatti-Casazza 1908–35

  • Gerald Fitzgerald
  • Robert Tuggle


As the Metropolitan Opera observed the silver anniversary of its founding, thirty-nine-year-old Giulio Gatti-Casazza took office as general manager. Born in Udine, in the north of Italy, he previously had served for a decade as director of La Scala, Milan. His tenure at the Met would last a record twenty-seven seasons.



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© The Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald Fitzgerald
  • Robert Tuggle
    • 1
  1. 1.Metropolitan Opera AssociationUSA

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