Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Oct 31, 2014

Camilla Rota (Mezzo-Soprano) (Milano 1897 - Milano 1977)



She made her debut in 1920 at the Teatro Dal Verme in Milan as Urbain in G. Meyerbeer's ''Les Huguenots''. In 1921 she guested at the Teatro Carcano in Milan as Maddalena in G. Verdi's ''Rigoletto''. In 1924 she went to Alessandria, where at the Teatro Municipale sang the role of Azucena in G. Verdi's ''Il Trovatore''. In 1926 she made guest appearances at the Palais Voor Volksvlijt in Amsterdam. She guested in Venice, Mantua, Trieste, Lucca, Padua, Modena and Verona and in South America. In 1937 at the Teatro Alla Scala she sang the role of mother in ''Hansel and Gretel'' by E. Humperdinck. Married with the tenor Luigi Marletta. She spent her last years at the Casa di Riposo G. Verdi in Milan.

Chronology of some appearances

1920 Milan Teatro Dal Verme
1921 Milan Teatro Carcano
1924 Alessandria Teatro Municipale
1926 Amsterdam Palais Voor Volksvlijt
1937 Milan Teatro Alla Scala

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Columbia, Milano 1930
Gioconda (Ponchielli): E cantan su lor tombe with Gaetano Viviani and Giannina Arangi-Lombardi LKX 5092 BX 111


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