Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Apr 29, 2012

Elisa Tromben (Soprano) (? 1880 - ?)


                                                            Cio-Cio-San

She studied with Lucia Baragli and made her debut in 1902 at the Teatro Sociale in Salò as Mimì in ‘’Boheme’’. In 1906 she made guest appearance in Rio de Janeiro singing again  Mimi in Puccini’s ‘’Boheme’’ at the Teatro Apollo. The next year, she performed in Amsterdam and 'S-Gravenhage. Then she continues to appear on the italian operatic stages (Urbania. Teatro Sociale, Napoli. Teatro Mercadante, Pistoia. Teatro Manzoni etc.). Probably she retired in 1920.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Salò Teatro Sociale Boheme (Mimi)
1904 Padova Teatro Garibaldi Lohengrin (Elsa)
1906 Rio de Janeiro Teatro Apollo Boheme (Mimi)
1907 Amsterdam Paleis Voor Volksvlijt Traviata (Violetta)
1907 'S-Gravenhage Gebouw Voor Kunsten en Wetenschappen Salome (Salome)
1908 Amsterdam Palais Voor Volksvljit Salome' (Salome)
1910 Urbania   Teatro Sociale  Traviata (Violetta)
1911 Napoli Teatro Mercadante Traviata (Violetta)
1913 Pistoia Teatro Manzoni Madama Butterfly (Cio-Cio-San)
1919 Salerno Teatro Verdi Fedora (Fedora)
1922 Torino Politeama Chiarella Madama Butterfly (Cio-Cio-San)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Odeon, Milano 1905-03?
Traviata (Verdi): Parigi, o cara with Alessandro Ravazzolo 37058 xM 70

Gramophone, Milano 1908
Linda di Chamounix (Donizetti):  Al bel destin with Carolina Pietracewska  054212 1557 ½c

Edison 4-min cylinders, Milano?
Lohengrin (Wagner): Aurette, a cui si spesso 7534 BA 22455


Tromben by Stampanoni

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