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Opera Tenor Confined to Mental Ward

November 19, 2009 |  4:00 am

 Nov. 19, 1919, Briggs
Clare Briggs on “That Guiltiest Feeling.”

Pietro Buzzi in 1905.

Nov. 19, 1919, Tenor
Nov. 19, 1919: Pietro Buzzi, operatic tenor, is take to the psychiatric ward  of county hospital after being removed from a Hollywood studio. According to a 1916 story in The Times, he portrayed Kaiser Wilhelm in an unidentified Universal film.