Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Dec 17, 2013

Nadine Legat (Soprano) (Pavlovsk 1889 - ?)



She studied singing with Vidal and made her debut in Bergamo in ‘’Barbierei di Siviglia’’ and ‘’Lucia di Lammermoor’’ with tremendous success. She was at once recognized as an artist of high standard. She sang in different prominent cities in Europe. She was engaged  to sing for The Imperial Opera in Petrograd, but with the breaking out of war she came to the United States. She was charming personality and well known on the concert stage. Her husband was the tenor Enrico Arenson. She made a few records for Gennett.

Chronology of some appearances

1908 Bergamo Teatro Nuovo Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1909 Vigevano Teatro Cagnoni Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1916 Springfield Teatro Opera Rigoletto (Gilda)
1917 San Juan de Puerto Rico Teatro Municipal Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia)
1920 Como Politeama Stagione
1921 Milano Teatro Dal Verme Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1922 Macerata Teatro Lauro Rossi Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1923 Livorno Teatro Avvalorati Traviata (Violetta)


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Gennett
Rigoletto (VerdI): E' il sol dell'anima 15004 B


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