Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jul 11, 2013

Nina Garelli (Soprano) (Cremona 1880 - Roma 1958)




Of native noble family of the Piemonte. She studied with the soprano Antoinette Pozzoni Anastasi and she made her debut in 1905 at the Grande of Brescia as Adina in the Elisir d'Amore with Alexander Bonci. In the 1911 she sang in the first Italian of the Quo Vadis of J.Nogues at Dal Verme in Milan. After she got married with Jacques-Dalcroze, she moved her to England where she performed in a lot of recitals. Reentered in Italy she devoted her to the teaching and she collaborated with some musical magazines. Struck by serious illness she died in Rome while she was visiting some relatives.

Chronology of some appearances

1905 Brescia Teatro Garelli Elisir d'Amore (Adina)
1907 Padova Teatro Verdi Carmen (Micaela)
1908 Este Teatro Sociale Pescatori di Perle (Leila)
1909 Novara Politeama Nazionale Don Pasquale (Norina)
1910 Trieste Teatro Verdi Boris Godunov
1911 Milano  Teatro Dal Verme Quo Vadis di J.Nogues (Licia)                              
1912 Borgo Valsugana Teatro Sociale Traviata (Violetta)
1913 Londra  Beschstein Hall Concerto
1918 Londra  Aeolian Hall     Concerto
1925 Londra Wigmore Hall   Concerto

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Gramophone, Milano 1913-11-14
Traviata (Verdi): Un di, felice with Tito Schipa  254060 2900ah

Gramophone, Milano 1913-11-15
Traviata (Verdi): Libiamo, libiamo with Tito Schipa 254059 2904ah


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