Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Aug 8, 2015

Lucy Perelli (Mezzo-Soprano) (1895 - 1974)

Her real name was Lucy Périé. In 1920 her debut took place at the Opéra-Comique in Paris. Till the middle of the 1930’s she appeared with great success at the Opéra-Comique in parts like Carmen, Charlotte in ‘’Werther’’, Margared in ‘’Le Roi d'Ys’’ and Mignon. She also made guest appearances in French provincial operatic stages.

Chronology of some appearances

1920-1930’s Paris Opéra-Comique
1927 Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie

Opera Premieres

1920 Paris Opéra-Comique Le Sauteriot Le Sauteriot (Sylvio Lazzari)
1929 Monte Carlo Opera La Femme nue (Henri Février) 


HMV, Paris 1926-03-03 (ac)
Werther (Massenet): Clair de lune, pt 1 with Leon Campagnola 34286 W737
Werther (Massenet):  Pt 2  with Leon Campagnola 34287  W737

 Gramophone Paris 1926-09-29
Carmen (Bizet): C'est toi! with Emile Marcelin W764 034289
Carmen (Bizet): Mais moi, Carmen with Emile Marcelin W764 034290

Gramophone Paris 1926-09-30
Werther (Massenet): Oui, c'est moi with Emile Marcelin W851 034298
Werther (Massenet): N'achevez pas with Emile Marcelin W851 034299

HMV, Paris 1927-11-24
Mignon (Thomas): Connais-tu le pays P762 7-33068

HMV, Paris 1928-10-26
Carmen (Bizet) (27) Hola! Hola, José! with Lebard, Fenoyer, Cornellier, Payen, Brothier, de Trevi & Musy L708 0234037
Carmen (Bizet) (28) Va-t'en! Va-t'en! with Lebard, Fenoyer, Cornellier, Payen, Brothier, de Trevi & Musy L708 0234038
Carmen (Bizet): 32) Si tu m'aimes, Carmen... C'est toi? with Louis Musy, Lebard, Fenoyer & de Trevi L710 0234039

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for this wonderful "Connais-tu le pass". Your page is fantastic. Best wishes from Germany