Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Aug 17, 2015

Marguerite Roger (Soprano)

In 1920 she appeared at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo as Pedro in ‘’Don Quichotte’’ of  J. Massenet. The next year she sang at the Paris Opéra-Comique and remained active there till 1924. Here she sang among other things the part of Dorabella in ‘’Così fan tutte’’, Zerline in ‘’Don Giovanni’’, Lakmé, three soprano roles in ‘’Les contes d'Hoffmann’’, Manon, Philine in ‘’Mignon’’, Mireille, Cio-Cio-San and Mimi in ‘’La Bohème’’. Later she performed in different French provincial theaters. 

Chronology of some appearances

1920 Opéra de Monte-Carlo
1921-1924 Paris Opéra-Comique

Opera Premiere

1920 Opéra de Monte-Carlo La Damnation de Blanchefleur (H. Férrier)
1920 Opéra de Monte-Carlo Satan  (R. Gunsbourg)


Gramophone, Paris 1924-12-04
Manon (Massenet): Toi! Vous! with Emile Marcelin Y84 (034262)
Manon (Massenet): N'est-ce plus ma main with Emile Marcelin Y84 (034263)

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