Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Apr 10, 2014

Gina Moretti Stefani (Soprano) (? 1874 - Milano 1914)



Her husband was the baritone Guido Stefani. Probably she made her debut in 1902 at the Teatro Umberto I° as Elvira in Bellini’s ‘’Puritani’’. In the 1905-1906 season she made guest appearances at the Teatro San Martin in Buenos Aires performing in ‘’Boheme’’, ‘’Rigoletto’’, ‘’Ballo in maschera’’, ‘’Mignon’’, ‘’Faust’’ and ‘’Carmen’’. In 1911 she sang at Warsaw. She retired from the stage in 1912.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Oneglia Teatro Umberto I° Puritani (Elvira)
1904 Colorno Teatro Sociale Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia)
1906 Buenos Aires Teatro San Martin Faust (Margherita)
1908 Torino Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1910 Tunisi Politeama Rossini Boheme (Musetta)
1912 Faenza Teatro Comunale Manon (Manon)

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Odeon Fonotipia, Milano
Aida (Verdi): Là tra le foreste vergini with Carlo Albani X110108
Aida (Verdi) Pur ti riveggo with Carlo Albani  X110107
Traviata (Verdi); Ah! Forse è lui 82537
Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti) M'odi, ah! m'odi! 110266
Traviata (Verdi):  Sempre libera with unknown tenor 82538


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