Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jan 16, 2016

Alice Zeppilli (Soprano) (Menton, France 28 August 1885 – Pieve di Cento, Italy 14 September 1969)


She studied singing in Milan under Elettra Callery-Viviani and made her debut  at the Teatro Lirico in Milano as Stella in the world premiere of Giacomo Orefice's ‘’Chopin’’ (1901). She retired from the stage in 1926. Later she taught singing in New York and Monte Carlo. Her the most famous pupil was Lily Pons.

Chronolgoy of some appearances

1901 Milano Teatro Lirico Chopin (Stella)
1904-1919 Monte Carlo Opera Rigoletto (Gilda)
1903 Venezia Teatro La Fenice Cendrillon (Cinderella)
1907 Parma Teatro Regio Germania (Jebbel)
1907 Parma Teatro Regio Loreley (Anna)
1907 London Covent Garden Boheme (Musetta)
1907 London Covent Garden Andrea Chenier (Bersi)
1907-1910 New York Manhattan Opera Les contes d'Hoffmann (Olympia)
1908-1910 Philadelphia Opera Carmen (Micaela)
1909-1910 Paris Opera-Comique Lakme (Lakme)
1910-1914 Chicago Opera
1914 London Covent Garden Ballo in maschera (Oscar)
1917-1918 Roma Teatro Costanzi
1919 Napoli San Carlo


Columbia, New York 1912-03-14 
Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach): Les oiseaux dans la charmille A1213 19806

1 comment:

  1. Hello

    My name is Sarah Zeppilli, I am looking for some recordings of my ancestor ALICE ZEPPILLI; i also am a singer and my grandfather was also a musician... I would like to order a CD from you, here is my mail
    Best regards