Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Sep 25, 2012

Charlotte Marie Agussol (Soprano) (Toulon 1863 - Paris 1953)



Till 1887 she studied at the Conservatoire de Paris and made her debut at the Paris Grand Opéra in 1888 as Urbano in ‘’Gli Ugonotti’’ of Meyerbeer. In 1888 she sang the role of Stéphano in the première of Gounod’s ‘’Roméo et Juliette’’ with Adelina Patti, Jean and Édouard de Reszke, Jean-Francois Delmas and Léon Melchissèdec. In 1893 she sang at the Grand Opéra in the French première of ‘’Walkiria’’. In 1899 she sang there the role of Ascagne in the première of ‘’La Prise de Troie’’ of  Berlioz. Later she active at the Grand Opéra as comprimario.

Chronology of some appearances

1899 Théâtre de l'Opéra, Palais Garnier Guillaume Tell (Jemmy)
1903 Théâtre de l'Opéra, Palais Garnier Les Huguenots  (Urbain)
1905 Théâtre de l'Opéra, Palais Garnier Armide (Plaisir/bergère)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE







 
G&T, Paris 1901 
Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Nobile Seigneurs 33141 671g
Faust (Gounod) Jewel Song  33136
 
G&T, Paris 1902 (late) 
Romeo et Juliette (Gounod): Madrigal with Affre 34005 1228-F

Zonophone, Paris 1902 (autumn)
 
Manon (Massenet): Je suis encore tout etourdie 2074-X
Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Cavatine du page X-2007


Odeon, Paris 1904

 Invocation (d'Hardelot)  33449
Ave Maria (Gounod) 33451


Favorite, Paris 1905
 
Mireille (Gounod): Chanson du berger 1-6032

APGA, Paris 1906?
 
Dragons de Villars (Maillart): Espoir charmant 1309
Hérodiade (Massenet): Il est doux, il est bon 1311
Dragons de Villars (Maillart): Air des mules 1318


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