Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 5, 2012

Maria Grisi (Soprano) (Pesaro 1873 - Bergamo 1930)





She studied at Liceo Musicale of Pesaro with Pedrotti and later with Virginia Boccabandati. She made her debut in 1894 at the Teatro Carlo Felice of Genova as Matilde in ‘’Guglielmo Tell’’. After she had married the Colonel Ungarelli, she retired from the stage (1915).

Chronology of some appearances

1894 Genova   Teatro Carlo Felice Guglielmo Tell (Matilde)
1895 Cesena Teatro Del Giardino Favorita (Leonora)
1901 Vicenza  Teatro Verdi  Aida (Aida)
1903 Corfû Teatro Nuovo Ebrea (Rachele)
1905 Genova Politeama Genovese Forza Del Destino (Leonora)
1908 Ferrara Teatro Tosi Borghi Aida (Aida)
1910 Roma Teatro Costanzi Tristano e Isotta (Isotta)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









G&T, Milano 1906
Forza del destino (Verdi): Pronta i destrieri with Pietro Lara 54317 8085b 
Ernani (Verdi): Finale A.I° with Remo Sangiorgi, Giuseppe Sala and Libero Ottoboni 54291 8081b
Ernani (Verdi): Vieni meco with Francesco Cigada 54292 8089b
Ballo in maschera (Verdi): Di che fulgor with Huguet, Cigada & Ottoboni 54302 8081½b

Victor, USA 1906
Ruy Blas (Marchetti): O dolce volutta with Pietro Lara 68070 617c-1
Ernani (Verdi): O sommo Carlo with Remo Sangiorgi and Francesco Cigada 35170 645c-1
Ernani (Verdi): Vedi come il buon vegliardo with Remo Sangiorgi, Francesco Cigada and Libero Ottoboni 35169 647c-1

Victor, USA 1906-10
Ugonotti (Meyerbeer): Nella notte io sol qui veglio with Andres Perello de Segurola 52518 9064b-1

G&T, Milano 1906-10
Forza del destino (Verdi): Me pellegrina ed orfana 53487  9065b
Ernani (Verdi): Ernani involami 53495  9071b


 

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