WorldCat Identities

Pons, Juan

Works: 332 works in 1,172 publications in 7 languages and 10,033 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Operas  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Television musicals 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Editor, Other, Actor, bar, per
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Juan Pons
Most widely held works by Juan Pons
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Recording )

43 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Hérodiade by Jules Massenet( Recording )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hérodiade: Opéra en quatre actes. Livret: Paul Milliet et Georges Hartmann
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria Rusticana: Performance of the one-act opera by Pietro Mascagni. Pagliacci: Performance of the two-act opera by Ruggiero Leoncavallo
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
La fanciulla del West opera in tre atti by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Puccini's wild west opera, based on Belasco's play The girl of the golden west, has the California gold rush as its dramatic backdrop for a story in which Minnie, the only woman in a mining camp, gambles on her one chance of happiness."--Container
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy peasant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of misteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him
Pagliacci a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

36 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in one prologue and two acts
Il trittico three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Il Tabarro an act of murder is the resolution for passion, infidelity and jealousy. Suor Angelica treats the banishment to a convent of a noblewoman who gives birth to a child without benefit of marriage and when she learns of the child's death commits suicide. In Gianni Schicchi the greedy family of a dying wealthy man conspires with a lawyer to obtain the dying man's wealth only to be doublecrossed by the lawyer
Marina by Emilio Arrieta( )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera opens in ancient Jerusalem, as King Nabucco of Babylon, whose daughter Fenena is a hostage to the Jews, invades and sacks the Jewish Temple. Installed by Nabucco as Regent of Jerusalem and inspired by her love for the Jew Ismaele, Fenena converts to Judaism and frees the Jewish prisoners. The slave Abigaille, who claims to be Fenena's sister, also loves Ismaele and masterminds a vengeful plot to imprison Nabucco and steal the crown of Jerusalem for herself. In his cell, Nabucco dreams that Fenena is about to be executed, but he escapes in time to free her and also converts to Judaism, as a repentant Abigaille poisons herself
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti's best-known opera is also one of the most popular. Audiences swooned over the unjust plight of Donizetti's Lucia (Mariella Devia), whose brother Enrico (Juan Pons) makes her renounce the man she loves, Edgardo (Jerry Hadley). She's forced into marriage, but goes insane on her wedding night, and in the riveting mad scene, still holding the bloody dagger with which she killed her bridegroom, she can finally voice her true emotions. "Spectacular" doesn't begin to describe it
Viva la zarzuela!( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dona Francisquita,. Vives, Amadeo4230. Kraus, Alfredo4590
Iris by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iris: Melodramma in tre atti. Libretto: Luigi Illica
Il tabarro by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD offers a unique coupling of Luciano Pavarotti in Puccini's Il Tabarro and Placido Domingo as the tragic clown in Pagliacci. Both of these Metropolitan Opera productions feature James Levine as conductor
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work is a love tale set among the poor bargemen of Paris. The second work relates the story of a nun's suicide. The third work is a humorous story of greedy relatives who manipulate a dead man's will
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in ancient Egypt, this opera tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda who dies with him
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Alternative Names

Joan Pons Álvarez Minorcan operatic baritone

Joan Pons menorquinischer Opernsänger

Juan Pons

Juan Pons artiste lyrique

Juan Pons baritono spagnolo

Juan Pons Spaans zanger


Pons i Álvarez, Joan 1946-

Pons, Joan

Pons, Joan 1946-

Pons, Juan 1946-

Понс, Хуан

خوان پونس خواننده و خواننده اپرا اسپانیایی


Italian (313)

Spanish (17)

German (16)

English (15)

French (13)

Japanese (1)

Catalan (1)