Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Oct 22, 2014

Bianca Saroya (Soprano) ( Germantown, Pennsylvania 1893 - New York 1981)

She been descended from a German family and her real name was Alma Weisshaar. She made her debut in 1915 at the Boston Opera. In 1922 she appeared at the San Francisco Opera and in the 1920s and 1930s she was a star of the San Carlo Opera Company, who undertook yearly tours through the USA. She sang also in Chicago and Philadelphia. She was married to Dimitri Onofrei, a famous tenor.

Chronology of some appearances

1915 Boston Opera
1922 San Francisco Opera


Andrea Chenier (Mascagni): La mamma morta 127004b xxjo 2000
Tosca (Puccini) Vissi d'arte  168140 a Pho 14092
Boheme (Puccini): Mi chiamano Mimi 127004a  xxjo 2001

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