Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Feb 3, 2014

Carolina White (Soprano) (Massachusetts 1886 – Roma 1961)



She made her operatic debut (1908) as Gutrune in ‘’Götterdämmerung’’ at the Teatro San Carlo (Naples). She was Minnie in the first performance of ‘’La Fanciulla del West’’ at the Chicago Opera. There she sang Maliella in the American premiere of ‘’I Gioielli della Madonna’’. After 1914 she was seen mostly in operettas and concert appearances. In 1918 she appeared with Enrico Caruso in the silent film, ‘’My Cousin Caruso’’.


Chronology of some appearances

Aida 1/20/1911, Minnie Falconer 1/23/1911, Santuzza 1/30/1911, Minnie Falconer 2/3/1911, La contessa Susanna 3/14/1911, 3/25/1911, 3/28/1911, 3/29/1911, 3/30/1911, La contessa d’Almaviva 11/4/1911, 11/9/1911, Santuzza 11/11/1911, Maliella 2/14/1912, Giulietta 2/16/1912, Maliella 2/22/1912, Barbara 2/24/1912, La contessa Susanna 2/27/1912, 2/28/1912, Maliella 3/1/1912, La contessa Susanna 3/2/1912, Maliella 3/5/1912, Giulietta 3/6/1912, Aida 3/8/1912, Giulietta 3/16/1912, Maliella 3/19/1912, Manon Lescaut 11/14/1912, 11/15/1912, Maliella 11/23/1912, Aida 11/6/1913, Maliella 11/12/1913, La gioconda 11/17/1913, Salomé 2/11/1914, Fleana 2/16/1914, Donna Elvira 2/21/1914, Maliella 2/24/1914, 2/27/1914 (Filadelfia)

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Edison, Paris 1910
Gioconda (Ponchielli): Suicidio! 181-B
Andrea Chenier (Giordano): La mamma morta 178-A
Wally (Catalani): Ebben? Ne andrò lontana  0176-S2


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