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 1983

Leading Female Singers, 1671-1982

p. 345-348 In:
Pitou, Spire
The Paris opera.
An encyclopedia of operas, ballets, composers, and performers; genesis and glory, 1671-1715
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983


The above item has biographical information on:

  Ackte, Aino (b. 1876 d. 1944)   soprano
  Agussol, Pauline (b. 1863)   soprano
  Albert-Himm  
  Alboni, Marietta [Maria Anna Marzia] (b. 1826 d. 1894)   contralto, soprano
  Almona, Marie-Antoinette (a. 1933-1945)   singer
  Andreani, Isabelle (b. 1923 a. 1954-1960)   mezzo-soprano
  Angelici, Martha (b. 1907 d. 1973)   soprano, vocals
  Antier, Marie (b. 1687 d. 1747)   cantatrice de l'Opera de Paris, chanteur
  Arbell, Lucy (b. 1882 d. 1947)   mezzo-soprano
  Armand  
  Armand  
  Arnould, Sophie   chanteuse
  Arrauzau, Francine (b. 1935 d. 1981)   mezzo-soprano, vocals
  Arroyo, Martina (b. 1937)   interprete, Sanger
  Aubry, Marie (b. 1650 d. 1704)   soprano, actrice
  Auphan, Renee   soprano
  Bachillat, Jemmy (a. 1931-1937)   singer
  Barthe, Louise (a. 1925-1927)   singer
  Battu, Marie (b. 1838 d. 1888)   chanteuse, soprano
  Beaujon, Maryse (b. 1890 d. 1968)   soprano
  Belval, Marie (a. 1874-1875)   singer
  Berbie, Jane (b. 1934)   contralto, interprete
  Berganza, Teresa (b. 1935)   interprete, mezzo-soprano
  Berthon, Mireille (b. 1889 d. 1955)   soprano
  Berton, Liliane (b. 1929 a. 1952-1957)   soprano, vocals
  Bloch, Rosine (b. 1832)   chanteuse, singer
  Bonni-Pellieux, Solange (b. 1910 a. 1938-1952)   soprano
  Borghi-Mamo, Adelaide (b. 1826 d. 1901)   chanteuse, interprete
  Borgo, Agnes (b. 1879 d. 1958 a. 1904-1917)   soprano
  Bosio, Angelina   sangerinde
  Bosman, Rosa  
  Boue, Geori [Georgette] (b. 1918)   soprano
  Bourbonnais  
  Bourdon, Jeanne (a. 1909-1927)   joueur d'instruments, singer
  Boursin, Denise (b. 1921 a. 1949-1956)   soprano, vocals
  Bouvier, Helene (b. 1905 d. 1978)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Brambilla, Marietta (b. 1807 d. 1875)   chanteuse du Theatre-Italien, contralto
  Breval, Lucienne (b. 1869 d. 1935)   chanteur, soprano
  Brigogne, Marie-Madeleine  
  Broudeur, Jacqueline (a. 1958-1962)   singer
  Brumaire, Jacqueline (b. 1921)   soprano, vocals
  Bugg, Madeleine (b. 1894 d. 1936)   soprano
  Bunlet, Marcelle (Marie Henriette Jeanne) (b. 1900 d. 1991)   chanteur, soprano
  Caballe, Montserrat (Folch) (b. 1933)   interprete, Sanger
  Callas, Maria [Cecelia Sophia Anna Maria] (b. 1923 d. 1977)   interprete, soprano
  Camart, Georgette (a. 1948-1953)   singer
  Campagne, Francoise  
  Campredon, Jeanne (b. 1884)   chanteur, soprano
  Caro, Georgette (b. 1896 d. 1953)   soprano, mezzo-soprano
  Caron, Rose Lucille (b. 1857 d. 1930)   singer
  Carrere-Xanrof, Marguerite (b. 1869)   soprano
  Carrier, Eliane (a. 1938-1945)   singer
  Carteri, Rosanna (b. 1930)   soprano, vocals
  Cartou  
  Castellan  
  Castelli, Christiane (b. 1922 d. 1989)   interprete, soprano
  Cauchard, Jacqueline (a. 1948-1956)   singer, vocals
  Chabal, Ines (b. 1910 a. 1946-1959)   mezzo-soprano
  Chalanda, Paulette (b. 1925 d. 1985 a. 1952-1957)   soprano
  Charbonnel, Marie (b. 1880)   chanteur, contralto
  Charny, Lise (b. 1890)   contralto
  Chauvelot, Suzanne (a. 1946-1952)   interprete, singer
  Chenal, Marthe (b. 1881 d. 1947)   soprano
  Chevalier  
  Chevalier, Marie Jeanne Fesch (b. 1722)   soprano
  Chlostawa, Daniele (b. 1949)   soprano
  Choquet, Marguerite (a. 1918-1936)   singer
  Chretien-Vaguet, Alba (b. 1872)   singer
  Cinthie-Montalant, Laure   chanteuse
  Clavel dite Saint-Huberty  
  Collard, Jeannine (b. 1923 a. 1951-1961)   soprano
  Cosset, Jeanne (a. 1908-1930)   singer
  Coupe, Marie Angelique (b. 1723)   singer
  Courbieres, Leonie (a. 1908-1919)   singer
  Courso, Yvonne (b. 1890)   contralto
  Couvidoux, Antoinette (a. 1936)   singer
  Crespin, Regine C. (b. 1927)   interprete, Sanger
  Croisier, Marcelle (b. 1923 a. 1948-1950)   interprete, soprano
  Cros, Jane (b. 1892 a. 1917-1931)   singer
  Cruvelli, Jeanne Sophie Charlotte (b. 1826 d. 1907)   chanteuse, soprano
  Cumia, Lyne (b. 1919 a. 1955-1958)   soprano, vocals
  Dabadie   chanteur
  Daram  
  Daumas, Alice   singer
  Delmas, Solange (b. 1897)   soprano, vocals
  Delna, Marie (b. 1875 d. 1932)   chanteur, contralto
  Demougeot, Marcelle (b. 1876 d. 1931)   soprano
  Denize, Nadine (b. 1943)   mezzo-soprano, Sanger
  Denya, Marcelle (b. 1901)   soprano
  Dervieux, Anne-Victoire  
  Deschamps-Jehin, Blanche (b. 1857 d. 1923)   mezzo-soprano
  Desmatins  
  Desmoutiers, Gisele (a. 1946-1958)   singer, soprano
  Disney, Agnes (a. 1948-1956)   mezzo-soprano, singer
  Domergue dite Aurore  
  Doria, Renee (b. 1921)   soprano, vocals
  Dorus-Gras, Julie-Aimee-Josephe (b. 1805 d. 1896 a. 19th century )   chanteuse, soprano
  Doyen, Henriette (a. 1906-1925)   singer
  Dozon  
  Dubois-Lauger  
  Dufranne, Eva (b. 1857 d. 1905)   chanteuse, soprano
  Dupont, Patricia  
  Duprez  
  Dupuis  
  Durancy  
  Dutertre, Annick  
  Duval, Denise (b. 1921)   encenador, interprete
  Eames, Emma (Hayden) (b. 1865)   cantante de opera, chanteuse
  Eda-Pierre, Christiane (b. 1938)   soprano, vocals
  Erremans  
  Ervilly  
  Esposito, Andree (b. 1932)   soprano, vocals
  Falcon, Cornelie   chanteuse
  Farrar, Geraldine (b. 1882)   soprano, singer
  Feart, Rose (b. 1878 d. 1954)   chanteur, soprano
  Fel, Marie (b. 1713 d. 1794)   chanteuse, choriste
  Ferrer, Marisa (b. 1896 d. 1972)   soprano
  Fides, Devries (b. 1852 d. 1941 a. 1871-1873)   singer, soprano
  Fierens, C.  
  Flahaut, Marianne (b. 1876 a. 1898-1909)   Altist
  Flecheux  
  Freni, Mirella (b. 1935)   interprete, Sanger
  Fursch-Madi, Emmy (b. 1847 d. 1894)   chanteuse, soprano
  Gall, Yvonne Irma (b. 1885 d. 1972)   chanteur, soprano
  Garden, Mary (b. 1874 d. 1967)   soprano, vocals
  Garetti, Helene (b. 1939)   soprano
  Garner, Francoise (b. 1933)   soprano, vocals
  Gauley-Texier, Marie (b. 1866 d. 1948)   mezzo-soprano
  Gavaudan  
  Gavaudan  
  Gervais, Yvonne (a. 1927-1940)   singer
  Gilly, Renee (b. 1906 d. 1977)   mezzo-soprano
  Gorr, Rita (b. 1926)   mezzo-soprano, vocals
  Goulancourt  
  Grandjean, Louise Leonie (b. 1870 d. 1934)   eleve de la danse, musicien
  Grassari  
  Gueymard-Lauters  
  Guiot, Andrea (b. 1928)   soprano, vocals
  Haramboure, Marie-Therese (a. 1915-1928)   singer
  Hatto, Jeanne (b. 1879 d. 1958)   Sanger, soprano
  Heglon, Meyrianne (b. 1867 d. 1942)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Heilbron  
  Heldy, Fanny (b. 1888 d. 1973)   soprano
  Hezan, Helia   soprano, vocals
  Hisson  
  Hoerner, Germaine (b. 1905 d. 1972)   soprano
  Isaac, Adele  
  Isnardon, Lucy (b. 1880 a. 1908-1923)   soprano
  Jaumillaut, Irene (b. 1938)   soprano
  Jawurek  
  Jones, Gwyneth (b. 1937)   soprano, vocals
  Jossier, Marie  
  Journet  
  Juyol, Suzanne (b. 1920)   soprano, vocals
  Kahn, Elise (b. 1931 a. 1956-1962)   mezzo-soprano
  Kousnetzoff, Maria (b. 1880 d. 1966)   chanteur, soprano
  Krauss, Gabrielle (b. 1842 d. 1906)   chanteuse, soprano
  Laborge, Rosina (a. 1848)   singer, soprano
  Lafargue, Marie (b. 1871 a. 1895-1899)   soprano
  Lalande, Madeleine (b. 1908 d. 1962 a. 1921-1943)   singer
  Lapeyrette, Ketty (b. 1884 d. 1960)   mezzo-soprano
  Laute-Brun, Antoinette (b. 1876)   soprano
  Laval, Jeanne  
  Lawrence, Marjorie (Florence) (b. 1909 d. 1979)   Sanger, soprano
  Le Bris, Michele (b. 1939 a. 1961-1962)   mezzo-soprano, soprano
  Le Rochois, Marthe (b. 1658 d. 1728)   soprano, teacher of singing
  Lebrun  
  Leger, Agnes (b. 1923)   soprano, vocals
  Lehmann, Lotte (b. 1888 d. 1976)   chanteur, Sanger
  Lemaure, Catherine Nicole  
  Lemiere, Marie-Jeanne (Mme. Larrivee)  
  Leris de Latude dite Clairon  
  Levasseur, Rosalie Marie Claude Josephe (b. 1749 d. 1826)   soprano
  Lindsay, Jeanne  
  Litvinne, Felia (Vasil'yevna) (b. 1861 d. 1936)   chanteur, chanteuse
  Lloberes, Marguerite (a. 1925-1927)   singer
  Lubin, Germaine (Leontine Angelique) (b. 1890 d. 1979)   chanteur, soprano
  Lublin, Elaine (b. 1938)   cantore, soprano
  Lucazeau, Jacqueline (b. 1873 d. 1962 a. 1944-1957)   tenor
  Ludwig, Christa (b. 1924)   mezzo-soprano, Sanger
  Lumiere, Suzanne (a. 1929-1945)   singer
  Lureau-Escalais, Marie  
  Mahe, Renee (b. 1903 a. 1931-1946)   soprano
  Mahieu, Marcelle (b. 1898 d. 1959 a. 1926-1935)   soprano, mezzo-soprano
  Maillard  
  Manceau, Jeanne (b. 1899)   contralto
  Mancini, Louise (a. 1906-1909)   soprano
  Marilliet, Andree (b. 1897 a. 1922-1937)   soprano
  Mas, Margaret (b. 1924 a. 1949-1961)   soprano
  Masterson, Valerie [Margaret Valerie] (b. 1937)   soprano, vocals
  Mauduit  
  Maupin  
  Melba, Nellie (b. 1861)   Sanger, soprano
  Mesple, Mady (b. 1931)   interprete, soprano
  Metz  
  Micheau, Janine (b. 1914 d. 1976)   interprete, soprano
  Michel, Solange (b. 1912)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Miolan-Carvalho  
  Monsy, Marguerite (a. 1921-1924)   singer
  Montazel, Rose (a. 1914-1917)   singer
  Monteil, Denise (b. 1928 a. 1958-1962)   singer, soprano
  Montfort, Jeanne (b. 1887 d. 1964)   Altist
  Montmart, Berthe (b. 1921)   soprano
  Moreau, Fanchon  
  Moreau, Louison  
  Morere, Milly (b. 1901 d. 1983 a. 1930-1946)   soprano
  Nathan-Treillet  
  Nau  
  Nespoulous, Marthe (b. 1894 d. 1962)   soprano, vocals
  Nilsson, Birgit [Marta Birgit] (b. 1918)   interprete, Sanger
  Nilsson, Christine (b. 1843 d. 1921)   chanteuse, soprano
  Nordica, Lillian (b. 1857 d. 1914)   chanteuse, soprano
  Norena, Eide (b. 1884 d. 1968)   sangerinde, soprano
  Notick, Gabrielle (a. 1906-1932)   singer
  Panis, Lucile (b. 1887 a. 1911-1933)   soprano
  Pastor, Lena (a. 1957-1960)   singer
  Patti, Adelina (Juana Maria) (b. 1843 d. 1919)   cantante de opera, interprete
  Pauline, Garcia  
  Pelissier  
  Perriers, Daniele (b. 1945)   soprano, vocals
  Petitpas  
  Pilou, Jeanette (b. 1931)   interprete, soprano
  Pondeau, Monique (b. 1928 d. 1988 a. 1952-1962)   singer
  Pons, Lily [Alice Josephine] (b. 1898 d. 1976)   soprano, vocals
  Price, Leontyne [Mary Violet Leontyne] (b. 1927)   Sanger, soprano
  Price, Margaret (Berenice) (b. 1941)   interprete, soprano
  Resnik, Regina (b. 1922)   encenador, interprete
  Rex, Cecile (a. 1921-1928)   singer
  Rhodes, Jane (Marie Andree) (b. 1929)   mezzo-soprano, vocals
  Ricciarelli, Katia (b. 1946)   Sanger, soprano
  Richard, Alphonsine-Helene (b. 1858~)   chanteuse, mezzo-soprano
  Ricquier, Odette (b. 1904 a. 1932-1955)   singer, vocals
  Ringart, Anna (b. 1937)   mezzo-soprano
  Ritter-Ciampi, Gabrielle (b. 1886 d. 1974)   soprano
  Robin, Mado [Madeleine Marie] (b. 1918 d. 1960)   soprano, vocals
  Romainville, Rotisset   singer
  Rosay, Francoise   singer
  Saint-Arnaud, Huguette (b. 1915 a. 1939-1947)   soprano
  Saint-Aubin   chanteur opera, chef du chant
  Saint-Christophe  
  Sanderson, Sybil   chanteuse
  Sass, Marie Constance (b. 1838 d. 1907)   chanteuse, singer
  Saunders, Arlene (b. 1935)   Sanger, soprano
  Sautereau, Nadine (b. 1923 a. 1960-1962)   soprano, vocals
  Scharley, Denise (b. 1923)   interprete, mezzo-soprano
  Schenneberg, Eliette (b. 1912 a. 1934-1945)   interprete, mezzo-soprano
  Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Olga Maria Elisabeth Friederike (b. 1915)   cantante, interprete
  Segala, Jeanne (b. 1915 a. 1940-1955)   soprano
  Serres, Genevieve (a. 1951-1961)   singer, soprano
  Silvy, Jacqueline (b. 1924)   soprano
  Souris  
  Souris  
  Spanellys, Georgette (a. 1956-1962)   singer, vocals
  Stade, Frederica (b. 1945)   mezzo-soprano, vocals
  Stich-Randall, Teresa (b. 1927)   interprete, Sanger
  Stoltz, Rosine (b. 1815 d. 1903 a. 19th century )   chanteuse, mezzo-soprano
  Taillon, Jocelyn (b. 1941)   mezzo-soprano, soprano
  Te Kanawa, Kiri (b. 1944)   interprete, soprano
  Tedesco  
  Tessandra, Laure (b. 1902 a. 1926-1933)   mezzo-soprano
  Tulou  
  Vallin, Ninon (b. 1886 d. 1961)   chanteur, soprano
  Vandenheuvel-Duprez  
  Verdier  
  Villars, Henriette Adelaide  
  Volfer, Anita (a. 1936-1945)   singer

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