Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Feb 14, 2015

Margherita Almansi (Soprano) (Reggio Emilia 1878 - Montevideo 1944)



She was the sister of the tenor Carlo Almansi. She studied singing with Callery Villani and Melchiorre Vidal. She made her debut in 1898 at the Teatro Sociale in Busto Arsizio. In 1911 she started to sing in Operetta. In 1904 she appeared at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome in G. Verdi’s  ‘’Ballo in maschera’’. In 1908 she made guest appearances in Montevideo. Probably she retired from the stage in 1910.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Reggio Emilia Politeama Ariosto Fra' Diavolo (Zerlina)
1904 Roma Teatro Costanzi  Ballo in maschera (Oscar)
1906 Milano Teatro Dal Verme Rigoletto (Gilda)
1908 Santiago del Cile Teatro Municipal Boheme (Musetta)
1910 Vienna Karintheater Boheme (Musetta)

 RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Zonophone, Milano 1904-12
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Regnava nel silenzio X-93018
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Un bel dì vedremo X-93020
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Rondo X-93021

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