Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Oct 17, 2015

Marthe Coiffier (Mezzo-Soprano) (? 1896 - ?)

First she studied piano and vocal at the conservatoire of Oran. In 1918 she came to Paris and completed her education at the Paris Conservatoire. In 1921 she made her debut at the Paris Opéra-Comique as Micaela in ‘’Carmen’’. During the following ten years she sang at this opera house. She appeared with great success as Sophie in ‘’Werther’’, Cupid in ‘’Orpheus’’ and Andreloux in ‘’Mireille’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1921-1931 Paris Opéra-Comique


Columbia, Paris
La Petite Mariée (Lecocq): Le rossignol with Villier DF475 WL2820
Garde-Moi Ton Amour: Extrait Du Film Après L'amour DF806 L3450
Je n'ai qu'un amour, c'est toi  (W. Zeller)  with Jean Boyer  L2582 DF285
O Mon Bel Inconnu (Hahn): Trio with Simone Simon and Germaine Cernay DF 1357 CL 4544

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