Victor Verteneuil

1895 La Bouverie – 1973 Bruxelles

Picture of Victor Verteneuil as Siegfried
Victor Verteneuil as Siegfried

Picture of Verteneuil

Verteneuil studied at the Mons conservatory with Tondeur (1912-14 as baritone) and Houx (1921-22 as tenor). He took singing lessons with Melchissedec.
Victor Verteneuil sings Pagliacci: Me grimer
In RA format

Repertory

Hérodiade – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Fierabras – Brussels, Monnaie, 14 January 1926
Samson et Dalila – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Turandot – Brussels, Monnaie, 12 July 1926
Le prophète – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Salammbô – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
L'anneau nuptial – Brussels, Monnaie, 3 March 1928
Aida – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Salome – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
La Walkyrie – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Debora et Jaele – Brussels, Monnaie, 23 March 1929
Siegfried – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Tannhäuser – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Carmen – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Ariane à Naxos – Brussels, Monnaie, 17 March 1930
Tosca – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Paillasse – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Boris Godunov – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Cavalleria rusticana – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Le trouvère – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
Le crépuscule des dieux – Brussels, Monnaie, 1925-30
L'africaine – Toulouse, Capitole 1931
Sigurd – Toulouse, Capitole 1931
Lohengrin – Toulouse, Capitole 1931
Tiefland – Brussels, Monnaie, 10 March 1931
Henri VIII – Brussels, Monnaie, 14 October 1935
Quo vadis – Brussels, Monnaie, 1936
Kaatje (act 4) – Brussels, Monnaie, 1937

Discography

Disques Ultraphone
AP 384 Cavalleria rusticana: Sicilienne
             Tosca: Si pour de beaux yeux (Léon Colmant, baritone)
AP 385 Paillasse: Me grimer
             L'africaine: Air de Vasco
The same recordings were issued on the lable Samaritaine.

I wish to thank Christian Torrent for the discography.
I wish to thank Richard J Venezia for the recording.
Reference: Les grandes voix du Hainaut, à l'Epoque du 78 tours., Belgium, 1985.
Richard T. Soper: Belgian opera houses and singers, The Reprint Company, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1999.

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