Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Apr 10, 2016

Augusta Garcia (Soprano) (France 1895 - ?)

She made her debut in 1917 and sang primarily at the leading opera houses of the French province. In 1922 she joined to the Paris Opéra-Comique. There her repertoire included Philine in ‘’Mignon’’, Mireille, Lakmé, Manon, Antonia in ‘’Les Contes d'Hoffmann’’ and Mimi in ‘’La Bohème’’. Her younger sister Olympe Garcia-Frappa was also an opera singer and she made her debut in 1923 at the Opéra-Comique as an Agnèle in ‘’Gismonda’’ of Henri Février.

Chronology of some appearances

1922 Paris Opéra-Comique Lakme (Lakme)


Gramophone, Paris 1919-06-28
Manon (Massenet): Je suis encore toute étourdie 033184 3483c

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