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Maralin Niska MP (1926 - 2016)

Maralin Niska, a lyric soprano whose mesmerizing stage presence and command of dozens of roles made her a mainstay of New York City Opera in the 1960s and ’70s, died on Saturday at her home in S...

7/14/2016 7/14/2016
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Cobina Wright (1887 - 1970)

"Esther Cobb", "Esther Johnson", "Esther Cobina"

Cobina Wright (20 September 1887 – 9 April 1970) was an American opera singer and actress who appeared in The Razor's Edge (1946). She gained later fame as a hostess and a syndicated gossip co...

2/27/2016 6/25/2016

Annie Louise Cary (1842 - 1921)

Opera singer. In the late 19th century, she was the foremost contralto in America. She studied music and singing, graduating from Gorham Seminary in 1862. She continued her training in Europe, where ...

6/3/2016 6/3/2016

Ramon Vinay (1911 - 1996)

"Ramon Vinay Sepulveda"

Ramon Vinay (1911 - 1996) After Vinay’s Chilean mother died when he was only five years old, his French father, a veteran of military action on the French side in World War I, sent for his thr...

3/9/2016 3/15/2016

G. Estabrook (1845 - 1897)

""Gussie"", "G. Estabrook"

G. Estabrook is the pen name used by composer and singer Caroline Augusta "Gussie" Clowry (b. October 23, 1845; d. April 18, 1897), whose opera The Joust was the first opera by an American woman to b...

2/25/2012 3/12/2016

Tessie "Lushayna" Mobley MP (1906 - 1990)

2009 Chickasaw Hall of Fame Inductee: Tessie "Lushanya" Mobley Born in 1906, Lushanya became one of the world’s most famous and loved operatic sopranos in the 1940’s and 1950’s. ...

3/9/2016 3/9/2016

Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Mar 9 2016, 5:13:04 UTC She was the daughter of Edward Scoville Merriam and his wife Julia Beecher. She was a leading American soprano and eventual...

3/8/2016 3/9/2016

Walter Carringer (1924 - 2006)

Walter Carringer (September 5, 1924 – October 22, 2006) was an American classical tenor who had an active career in operas, concerts, and recitals during the 1950s and 1960s. He was twice the ...

10/27/2015 10/27/2015

Gerhardus Petrus Potgieter, b7c8d7e5f2g1h5i2k2 MP (1929 - 1977)

"Gert Potgieter - SA Tenoor."

Gert Potgieter is die bekende SA Tenoor [ ] The link above give his "obituary" Gerhardus Petrus "Gert" Potgieter 1929 - 1977 Gerhardus Petrus Potgieter, best known as Gert, was born on 14 November ...

10/4/2014 10/5/2015

Gerard Korsten MP (1927 - 1999)

"Gé"

Gé Korsten Tenor Gérard Korsten was a South African opera tenor and actor who had a great influence on Afrikaans culture. Wikipedia Born: December 6, 1927, Rotterdam, Netherlands Died: Se...

4/19/2013 10/5/2015

Rena Galibova MP (1915 - 1995)

>Rena Galibova (Russian: Рена Абрамовна Галибова, Taji...

12/4/2008 4/15/2015

Karoline von Gomperz (1845 - 1925)

Caroline von Gomperz-Bettelheim, or C(K)aroline Bettelheim, pseudonym: Tellheim (Hungarian: Bettelheim-Gomperz Caroline, June 1, 1845, Pest - December 13, 1925, Vienna) was a Hungarian-Austrian court...

2/7/2009 4/15/2015

Gladys Swarthout (1900 - 1969)

en.wikipedia... ; swarthoutfamily... ; Various sources differ in the year of her birth, many indicate 1904, a few 1898, but her obituary and gravestone indicate 1900. She died on July 7th, 1969 in Fl...

7/8/2014 11/19/2014

Grace Moore (1898 - 1947)

Grace Moore (December 5, 1898 – January 26, 1947) was an American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film. She was nicknamed the "Tennessee Nightingale." Her films helped to p...

12/30/2013 11/4/2014

James Melton (1904 - 1961)

James Melton (January 2, 1904 – April 21, 1961), a popular singer in the 1920s and early 1930s, later began a career as an operatic singer when tenor voices went out of style in popular music ...

11/3/2014 11/3/2014

Dorothy Kirsten (1910 - 1992)

Dorothy Kirsten (July 6, 1910, Montclair, New Jersey – November 18, 1992, Los Angeles, California) was an American operatic soprano. Biography Kirsten's mother was an organist and music te...

9/7/2014 9/7/2014

Jenny Lind MP (1820 - 1887)

"Swedish Nightingale"

" Jenny Lind ", Westminster Abbey

8/28/2009 8/22/2014

David Scull Bispham (1857 - 1921)

David Scull Bispham (January 5, 1857 – October 2, 1921) was the first American–born operatic baritone to win an international reputation. Early life and family Bispham was born in...

6/5/2014 6/5/2014

Zelie de Lussan (1861 - 1949)

Zélie de Lussan (21 December 1861 – 18 December 1949) was an American opera singer of French descent who was successful in her native country but made most of her career in England. The...

2/26/2014 2/26/2014

Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (1896 - 1960)

Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 – July 15, 1960) was a famous American opera singer and recording artist who also performed as a film actor and radio personality. A baritone, he san...

7/8/2013 7/8/2013

Natalina 'Lina' Cavalieri MP (1874 - 1944)

Lina Cavalieri Born Natalina Cavalieri at Viterbo on 25 December 1874, she lost her parents when she was fifteen and was sent to live in an orphanage as a ward of the state. A vivacious young girl, s...

2/3/2011 6/29/2013

Isabella Colbrand (1785 - 1845)

Isabella Colbran (2 February 1785, Madrid—7 October 1845, Bologna) was a Spanish opera singer, who was known in her native country as Isabel Colbrandt. Many sources note her as a dramatic colora...

2/28/2012 4/26/2013

Julia Espín MP (1838 - 1906)

La cantante de ópera Julia Espín inspiró en su juventud algunos versos de ‘Rimas’ de Bécquer, quien también la homenajeó con dos álbumes c...

4/25/2013 4/26/2013

Julia Gwynne (1856 - 1934)

Julia Gwynne was an English opera singer and actress best remembered for her performances with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company from 1879 to 1883.

3/30/2013 4/16/2013

Emma Eames (1865 - 1952)

Emma Eames (August 13, 1865 - June 13, 1952) was an American soprano renowned for the beauty of her voice. She sang major lyric and lyric-dramatic roles in opera and had an important career in New Yo...

2/26/2012 4/8/2013

Leontyne Price MP (1927 - d.)

Mary Violet Leontyne Price (b. February 10, 1927). American soprano. Born and raised in the Deep South, she rose to international acclaim in the 1950s and 1960s, and was one of the first African Amer...

3/14/2013 3/14/2013

William Caesar Warfield (1920 - 2002)

William Caesar Warfield (22 January 1920 – 26 August 2002), was an American concert bass-baritone singer and actor. Links Wikipedia: English Bach Cantatas Website YouTube: William Warfie...

3/14/2013 3/14/2013

Marian Anderson b. February 27, 1897 d. April 8, 1993 Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Most of her singing career was...

3/14/2013 3/14/2013

Jessye Norman MP (1945 - d.)

Jessye Mae Norma born September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. American opera singer. Youngest recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor. Five time Grammy Award winner, including her Lifetime Achieve...

3/14/2013 3/14/2013

Kirsten Flagstad (1895 - 1962)

Kirsten Målfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian (dramatic) soprano. She ranks among the greatest singers of the 20th...

8/17/2012 12/29/2012

Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (born 5 December 1946), better known as José Carreras , is a Spanish and Catalan tenor who is particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Pucci...

12/27/2012 12/27/2012

Jan Peerce MP (1904 - 1984)

"Jan Peerce", "Jacob Pincus /Perelmuth/", "Yakov Pinchas Perelmuth", "Jan Perelmuth"

Jan Peerce:Shma Yisroel - שמע ישראל , Jan Peerce - "Nessun dorma" - Turandot (Puccini) The American tenor Jan Peerce (birth name Jacob Pincus P...

11/23/2007 12/27/2012

Richard Tucker MP (1913 - 1975)

"Reuven Tucker"

Richard Tucker - No, Pagliaccio non son (Live) , Richard Tucker: HaTikvah , Kiddush (Pesach ) , Richard Tucker sings the Kol Nidre כל נדרי . Museum of Fami...

11/23/2007 12/27/2012

Luciano Pavarotti MP (1935 - 2007)

Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 1935 – 6 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor, who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of th...

9/10/2011 12/27/2012

Beverly Sills MP (1929 - 2007)

"Beverly Sills"

Beverly Sills - Una Voce Poco Fa!! (1976) , Beverly Sills - Dunque io son! - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak car...

12/13/2012 12/27/2012

Adelina Patti (19 February 1843-27 September 1919) was a highly acclaimed 19th-century opera singer, earning huge fees at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America. She fir...

9/1/2011 12/27/2012

Giuseppe Kaschmann MP (1850 - 1925)

"Josip Kašman"

Giuseppe Kaschmann (Josip Kašman) was born on July 14, 1850 in Lussinpiccolo, now Mali Lošinj, the youngest of fourteen children*. His father was Maestro Giuseppe Kaschmann (28 Septembe...

8/7/2012 8/14/2012

Emma Lucy Bowen MP (1882 - 1951)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Emma Lucy Gates Bowen (1882–1951) was an American opera singer and later the wife of Albert E. Bowen a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The C...

6/17/2012 6/17/2012

Lotte Lehmann MP (1888 - 1976)

Charlotte "Lotte" Lehmann (February 27, 1888 – August 26, 1976) was a German soprano who was especially associated with German repertory. She gave memorable performances in the operas of Richa...

12/11/2008 3/19/2012

Lily Pons (1898 - 1976)

Lily Pons (April 12, 1898 – February 13, 1976) was a French-American operatic soprano and actress who had an active career from the late 1920s through the early 1970s. As an opera singer she s...

2/8/2012 2/8/2012

Geraldine Farrar (1882 - 1967)

"van Dommelen"

Geraldine Farrar (February 28, 1882 – March 11, 1967) was an American soprano opera singer and film actress, noted for her beauty, acting ability, and "the intimate timbre of her voice." She h...

2/5/2012 2/5/2012

Claudia Muzio (1889 - 1936)

Claudia Muzio born February 7, 1889, died May 24, 1936 Italian operatic soprano, whose international career was among the most successful of the early 20th century. She was also a mistress of Greek s...

1/26/2012 1/26/2012

Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931)

"Nellie Melba"

Dame Nellie Melba GBE (19 May 1861 – 23 February 1931), born Helen "Nellie" Porter Mitchell Australian operatic soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian Era and...

9/15/2011 9/15/2011

Eva Gibson (1875 - 1920)

Eva Mylott (1875 – 20 March 1920) was an Australian contralto opera singer. More... Eva Mylott

3/17/2009 6/28/2011

Alfred Arnold Cocozza - Mario Lanza MP (1921 - 1959)

"Mario Lanza", "The new Caruso", "the greatest voice of the 20th Century"

Mario Lanza (From Wikipedia) Mario Lanza (January 31, 1921 - October 7, 1959) was an American tenor and Hollywood movie star of the late 1940s and the 1950s. The son of Italian immigrants, he began s...

2/10/2009 3/18/2011

Anna Sarnoff MP (1932 - 2006)

Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 - March 9, 2006) was an Italian-American opera singer and one of the leading lyric-coloratura sopranos of her generation. She possessed a warm and radiant voice of considerabl...

4/7/2007 11/27/2010

Enrico Caruso MP (1873 - 1921)

"Erri", "Errico", "Enrico"

Wikipedia: English Enrico Caruso (February 25, 1873 – August 2, 1921) was an Italian tenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and North and South America. Caruso als...

11/20/2010 11/20/2010

Maria Callas MP (1923 - 1977)

"Maria Meneghini Callas", "Sophia Cecelia Kalos", "Μαρία Άννα Σοφία Καικιλία Καλογεροπούλου", "Anna Maria Sofia Cecilia Kalogeropoulou", "Maria Callas", "CALAS"

Maria Callas (Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας) (December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) An American-born Greek soprano and one o...

10/23/2010 11/19/2010