Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jul 21, 2013

Ramona Galan (Mezzo-Soprano) (Badajoz ? - ?)



She studied in Badajoz and here, in 1891, she was listed as comprimaria in the season of Lopez Avila Theater. She moved to Madrid and here she was heard by Mattia Battistini who gave her valuable advices. Her real debut was happened in 1894. After her withdrawal she entered in the chorus of  Theater Calderon in Madrid.

Chronology of some appearances

1891 Badajdoz Teatro Lopez Avila Stagione
1896 Lisbona Coliseo Recrejos Carmen (Mercedes)
1898 Roma Teatro Costanzi Faust (Marta)
1900 Madrid Teatro Buen Retiro Gioconda (Laura)
1902 Madrid Teatro Lirico Carmen (Carmen)
1905 Barcellona Teatro Tivoli Aida (Amneris)
1907 Marseille Casinâ de la Plague Trovatore (Azucena)
1909 Gand Petit Theatre Germania (Jane)
1911 Lisbona Coliseo Recrejos Aida (Amneris)
1915 Madrid Teatro Reale La Dolores di T.Breton (Gaspara)
1918 Madrid Teatro Reale Cavalleria Rusticana (Lola)
1923 Madrid Teatro Reale La Dolores di T.Breton (Gaspara)
1927 Madrid Teatro de la Zarzuela Aida (Amneris)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Sociedad Fonografica Espanola 1899?
Carmen (Bizet): Aria

Berliner, Milano 1899-07
Gioconda (Ponchielli):  Stella del marinar 53180 2790
Favorita (Donizetti): Vieni, vieni with Giovanni Cesarani 54112 2893


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