HELLO AND WELCOME TO MY SITE. MY NAME IS ASHOT ARAKELYAN. I’M A RECORD COLLECTOR. FORGOTTEN OPERA SINGERS IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND THE ONLY WEBSITE ENCYCLOPEDIA ON WORLD WIDE WEB. IT PROVIDES BIOGRAPHIES, CHRONOLOGICAL INFORMATION AND PHOTOS TO OVER 2500 OPERA SINGERS. ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS ARE WELCOME AND WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.
Forgotten Opera Singers
Jun 15, 2016
Rose Pocidalo (Mezzo-Soprano) (? 1903 - ?)
The artist came from Belgium. After her study
in Brussels her stage debut took place in 1928 at the Opéra-Comique in Paris as
Santuzza in ‘’Cavalleria Rusticana’’ of P. Mascagni. In the seasons she had at
the Opéra-Comique a huge success as Carmen - her special star role. Her
repertoire included Charlotte in ‘’Werther’’, the title figure in ‘’Mignon’’ and
Maddalena in ‘’Rigoletto’’. In 1935 she appeared at the Opéra-Comique in the
premiere of the opera ‘’Gargantua’’ of Antoine Mariotte,. The same year at the Opéra
Nice Côte d'Azur she sang in "Quatre-Vingt-Treize" of Charles Silver.
She was to be heard at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels. She performed also
in Lyon, Rouen, Bordeaux and Lüttich. After her retirement she lived as a
pedagogue in Rouen.
Chronology of some appearances
1928-1930's Paris Opéra-Comique
RECORDINGS FOR SALE
Parlophone, Paris 1930-06-21 Carmen (Bizet): L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habañera) 106409
Carmen (Bizet): Près des remparts de Séville (Séguidille) 106410