Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Feb 19, 2014

Jeanne Rousselière (Soprano) (Paris 1878 – Paris 1953)

Her real name was Jeanne Suzanne Huchet. She studied at the  Paris Conservatoire and in 1901 made her debut at Opéra-Comique as Colette in Messager’s ‘’La Basoche’’. She appeared at Opéra-Comique in ‘’Lakme’’, ‘’Werther’’, ‘’Manon’’  and ‘’Mireille’’.. In 1903 she performed in the premiere of the opera ‘’ La petite maison’’ of Chaumet. Her husband was the famous tenor Charles Rousselière.

Chronology of some appearances

1901 Paris Opéra-Comique La Basoche (Colette)
1903 Paris Opéra-Comique La petite maison (Babet)


G&T, Paris 1903
Mireille (Gounod): O Magali with Charles Rousselière  34009 1712F
Manon (Massenet): Adieu, notre petite table with Charles Rousseliere 33314 1797F

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