Forgotten Opera Singers

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

May 5, 2015

Gilda Timitz (Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano) (Trieste ? - ?)







I wish to thank Severyan Steve Tsagareyshvili for providing me information


About this Italian singer almost nothing is known. Probably born in Trieste in the 1880s, she had a short career in Italian provincial opera houses during the First World War.

Chronology of some appearances:

1908 Trieste Teatro Politeama Rossetti La Wally (Afra)
1909 Malta Teatro Reale Aida (Amneris)
1911 Asti Politeama Nazionale Trovatore (Azucena)
1914 Cagliari Politeama Regina Margherita Isabeau (Ermingarda)
1914 Bari Teatro Piccinni Madama Butterfly (Suzuki)
1915 Firenze Teatro Della Pergola Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1916 Milano Teatro Carcano Andrea Chenier (Contessa/Madelon)
1917 Milano Teatro Carcano Forza del destino (Preziosilla)
1920 Venezia Teatro Malibran Cavalleria Rusticana (Lola) 

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Gramophone, Milano 1920
Complete Andrea Chénier (Giordano): with Bartolomasi, Lupato, Pacini, Venturini, Festa & chorus 


Gramophone, Milano 1920
Complete Faust (Gounod) with Gemma Bosini, Adolfo Pacini and Fernando Autori  & chorus 

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