Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Forgotten Tenors: Leon Laffitte (2 photos), Richard Kubla, Luigi Marletta and William Miller

Oct 13, 2011

Linda Brambilla (Soprano) (Modena 1859 - Milano 1933)




Probably she made her debut in 1885 at Politeama of Adria in ‘’Crispino e la comare’’. In 1900 she appeared at La Scala as Adina in ''L'elisir d'amore'' together with Enrico Caruso. On 17. 1. 1901 she created there the role of Colombina in ''Le Maschere'' of Mascagni together with Enrico Caruso, Emma Carelli and Oreste Luppi in one of six premieres of this opera. During her career she made guest appearances in Mexico City, Barcelona and Oporto. Her career ended approximately in 1910 at Italian provincial stages. Later she worked as a pedagogue in Milan.

Chronology of some appearances

1885 Adria Politeama Crispino e la Comare (Annetta)
1888 Livorno Teatro Goldoni Rigoletto (Gilda)
1890 Lisbona Teatro San Carlos Pescatori di Perle (Leila)
1891 Lisbona Teatro San Carlos Africana (Ines)
1892 Varese Teatro Sociale Pescatori di Perle (Leila)
1901 Milano Teatro La Scala Le Maschere (Colombina)
1902 Napoli Teatro San Carlo Traviata (Violetta)
1903 Torino Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza)
1904 Genova Politeama Genovese Manon (Manon)
1905 Cagliari Teatro Civico Traviata (Violetta)
1906 Padova Teatro Verdi Rigoletto (Gilda)
1907 Firenze Teatro Della Pergola Lyna di A.Bartolucci (Lyna)
1908 Cagliari Teatro Civico Manon (Manon)
1909 Livorno Teatro Goldoni Pagliacci (Nedda)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






G&T, Milano 1906
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Maledizione with Giuseppe Acerb, Francesco Cigada, Aristodemo Sillich 54326 9497b

Victor, USA 1906
Don Pasquale (Donizetti): E' rimasto là with  Antonio Pini-Corsi,  Gaetano Pini-Corsi and Augusto Scipioni  52458 9554b
Pescatori di Perle (Bizet): Terzetto with Giuseppe Acerbi and Francesco Cigada 58304 915c
Don Pasquale (Donizetti): Via da brava  with Antonio Pini-Corsi and Augusto Scipioni 58305 928c

Phonodisc, Milano 1908?
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Una voce poco fa P.I°  204
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Una voce poco fa P.II° 210

Fonografia Nazionale, Milano 1908?
Rigoletto (Verdi): Tutte le feste al tempio with Edgardo De Marco 163
Rigoletto (Verdi): Vendetta with Edgardo De Marco 164

HMV, Milano 1927
Complete Rigoletto (Verdi) with Luigi Piazza, Tino Folgar and Lina Pagliughi




















1 comment:

  1. MOLTO BELLO!!! Thank you my Friend for sharing this Valuable Biographical information.

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