Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Dec 17, 2013

Isabel Grassot (Soprano) (Barcelona 1855 - Buenos Aires ?)


She studied singing under the teacher Juan Goula and made her debut at the Teatro San Carlos of Lisbon, Portugal, singing the roles of Elisabetta and Venus in R. Wagner’s ‘’Tannhauser’’, which followed by appearances in ‘’Roberto il Diavolo’’ of G. Meyerbeer and ‘’La Resurrezione di Lazzaro’’of Lorenzo Perossi (1872). Then she sang at the Teatro Nuevo de Arriaga in Bilbao appearing in ‘’Lohengrin’’, ‘’Aida’’ and ‘’Boheme’’. She went to Barcelona and performed at the Teatro Liceo in "Condesa de Foix" and "Los Pirineos" written by Felipe Pedrell. She made guest appearances also at the Teatro Lirico in  Palma de Mallorca perfomring in ‘’Lohengrin’’ and ‘’Boheme’’. She married the teacher Joan Goula and abandoned his brilliant career. She established in Buenos Aires definitely as Isabel de Goula.

Chronology of some appearances

Lisbon Teatro San Carlos Tannhauser (Elisabetta and Venus)
Lisbon Teatro San Carlos Roberto il Diavolo (-)
Lisbon Teatro San Carlos La Resurrezione di Lazzaro (-)
Bilbao Teatro Nuevo de Arriaga Lohengrin (Elsa)
Bilbao Teatro Nuevo de Arriaga Aida (Aida)
Barcelona Teatro Liceo Condesa de Foix
Barcelona Teatro Liceo Los Pirineos
Palma de Mallorca Teatro Lirico  Lohengrin (Elsa)
Palma de Mallorca Teatro Lirico Boheme (Mimi)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








G&T, Barcelona 1902-11?
Manon (Massenet): Gavotta 53277 7193F
Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Duetto Valentina-Marcello, pt 1 with Andres Perello De Segurola 54030 7232F


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