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Angelo Musco

Catania, October 18, 1871-Milan, 6 October 1937



The son of a merchant of Maltese origin (Sebastiano Musco) and a housewife (Francesca Cosenza). He lived a very poor childhood to live were dedicated to various menial jobs. At the age of sixteen years shall enter into a marionette of Michael Insaguine. In 1889 he manages to come into contact with the theatre company of young fat that hired him immediately as long as they play in dialect. From 1902 he began collaborating with Nino Martoglio, who wrote for him the air of the continent, St. John's DecolledIn 1912 he founded the Company Dramatic Sicilian Theatre Marinella Bragalia Angelo Musco disbanded two years later, he founded the Sicilian followed Comic CompanyAngelo Musco along with Rosina Anselmi. Musco with his company made numerous toured Italy and worldwide enjoying huge successes, but his big debut takes place in 1927 at the Manhattan Opera House in New York with the air of the continent of Madrigal.

In 1937 after starring at Teatro Olimpia in Milan, after the play was struck by an attack of angina pectoris which led to his death.


 Past productions



1903/ Nino in Malià by Lugi Capuana 

1903/ Carter in the sulfur mine of Giuseppe Sinopoli Giustei

1903/ Turi the blind in Feudalism by Angel Guimera 

1903/ The blind medicante in Nag by Nino Martoglio 

1903/ The Guard in Civitoti in court by Nino Martoglio

1903/ The Ringmaster in the rape of the sabine women by Franz and Paul Schönthan 

1904/ The Daughter of Iorio of Gabriele D'Annunzio 

1908/ Austino Mastru Miciaciu in s. Giovanni decollato from Nino Martoglio

1912/  Nuncio in Sperduti nel buio by Roberto Bracco 

1914/ Don Pasquali Minedda in Lu Paraninfu by Luigi Capuana 

1915/ Don Cola Dusciu in the air of the continent from Nino Martoglio 

1915/ Majakwara in Lumie of Sicily by Luigi Capuana 

1915/ Don Ramunnu in Don Ramunnu by Luigi Capuana 

1916/ The Riffante in U Riffanti by Nino Martoglio 

1916/ Pepé Moscardina (Giufà) in the art of Giufà by Nino Martoglio 

1916/ Don H in the last nasco Francesca Agnetta Sabato 

1916/  Professor Toti in Luigi Pirandello's Giacuminu think about it 

1916/ Liolà at Liolà by Luigi Pirandello 

Don Nociu Tinturia in to the latter wrote a cu ciancianeddi, by Luigi Pirandello

1917/ Zi Dima to the Giara of Luigi Pirandello

1918/ Castro in A ' driver's licenses by Luigi Pirandello 

1919/ John Schiffi in Ridi Pagliaccio! by Fausto Maria Martini 

1919/ Cola in U Sapiti cùmma  

1920/ Captain Mauro Turrisi in his Excellency by Nino Martoglio 

1920/ The Marquis in the Marquis of Ruvolito by Nino Martoglio

1921/ Don Masinu Teri in Ccu the yellow nguanti by Luigi Pirandello 

1923/ Father Athanasius in Fiat Voluntas Dei Joseph Macri 

1923/ Don ' Nzuddo Ballarò in Fra Diavolo by Giusppe Patanè 

1925/ Don Peppe Smarrano in Chief Raisi Francesco Macaluso 





1917/ St. John's Decolled of telemachus Ruggieri

1932/ Five to Zero by Mario Bonnard 

1934/ Matchmaker of Hamlet Palermo

1934/ The legacy of his uncle the late lamented by Amleto Palermi 

1935/ Fiat Voluntas Dei Amleto Palermi 

1935/ The air of the continent Gennaro Righelli 

1936/ Think about it, Giacomino!, by Gennaro Righelli 

1936/ The forgetful di Gennaro Righelli 

1936/ King of money di Enrico Guazzoni 

1937/ Cat hatches us di Gennaro Righelli 

1937/ The Fierce Saladin by Mario Bonnard