At first she studied in Bologna with Campana, then with Vallini in Milan. She made her debut in 1906 at the Teatro Storchi of Modena in ‘’Gioconda’’. During the following years she had significant success on the big Italian opera theaters in the dramatic field, among other things in ‘’Gioconda’’, ‘’Aida’’’, ‘’Ugonotti’’ and ‘’Cavalleria rusticana’’. Already in 1908 she guested at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples as Selika in ‘’L’Africana’’ and as Gioconda in Ponchielli’s opera of the same name. In 1912 she was in Bologna where at the Teatro Comunale she appeared as Isolde in ‘’Tristano e Isotta’’. The next year she went to Madrid and performed at the Teatro Reale in ‘’Mefistofele’’. In 1917 she arrived in Rio de Janeiro to perform at the Teatro Municipal. Then she turned more and more to the Wagnerian repertoire and became in this area one of the leading Italian singers of her generation. She continues to appear on the opera stages until 1928. She made three records for Gramophone.
Gramophone, Milano 1917-03-13
Norma (Bellini): Casta diva S 5516 2-0253009