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She studied singing at the Conservatory Rossini
in Bologna under
the pedagogue Bossi. In 1907 she made her debut at the Teatro Comunale of Castelfiorentino
as Mimi in G. Puccini’s ‘’Boheme’’. After her retirement she opened a singing
school in Boston.
Chronology of some appearances
1907 Castelfiorentino Teatro Comunale Boheme (Mimi)
Theater Pagliacci (Nedda)
1914 Civitavecchia Teatro Traiano Traviata (Violetta)
• She also studied at the New
England Conservatory in Boston, MA
• She moved to Buenos Aires in 1915
with her husband and family.
• She performed at the Teatro Colon
in Buenos Aires between 1915 - 1925
• She sang the role of Gilda in
• She performed in operas with Gigli
and Enrico Caruso.
• She died in 1964 in Boston, MA
• She is buried in a Tosi family
cemetery in Cento, Italy
I wish to
thank Luisa Tosi Claeys for providing me this information
RECORDINGS FOR SALE
Columbia, New York 1910-02
Bohème (Puccini): Mi chiamano Mimì D9237