Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Apr 26, 2015

Lina Garavaglia (Soprano)

She was the Sister of the mezzo-soprano Rosa Garavaglia. Probably she made her debut in 1890 at the Teatro Grande in Brescia as Frasquita in ‘’Carmen’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1890 Brescia Teatro Grande  Carmen (Frasquita)
1893 Lisbona  Teatro San Carlos Carmen (Frasquita)
1896 Valparaiso Teatro Victoria Stagione
1898 Lisbona  Teatro San Carlos Ugonotti (Paggio)
1899 Lisbona  Teatro San Carlos Ernani (Giovanna)
1900 Roma Teatro Quirino Carmen (Mercedes)
1902 Napoli Teatro San Carlo Barbiere di Siviglia (Berta)
1904 Buenos Ayres Opera Adriana Lecouvreur (Jouvenot)
1908 Lisbona  Teatro San Carlos Boheme (Musetta)
1911 Palermo  Teatro Massimo Sonnambula (Lisa)
1914 Buenos Ayres Teatro Colon Madama Butterfly (Zia)
1916 La Spezia Politeama Duca di Genova  Favorita (Ines)

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Edison 2-min cylinders, Milano 1906?
Manon Lescaut (Puccini): In quelle trine morbide B53
Don Pasquale (Donizetti): So anch'io B58

Columbia, Milano
Gioconda (Ponchielli): L'amo come il fulgor with Rosa Garavaglia D17509 74707
Complete Carmen (Bizet): As Mercédès with Fanny Anitúa, mezzo-soprano, Don José - Luigi Bolis, tenor, Micaëla - Ines Maria Ferraris, soprano, Escamillo - Cesare Formichi, baritone, Frasquita - Rosa Garavaglia, soprano, Zuniga - Enrico Spada, bass, Il Dancairo/Moralès - Luigi Baldassare, bass, Il Remendado - Carlo Paltrinieri, tenor. Coro e Orchestra del Teatro Alla Scala.

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