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 1986

Blanchard, Roger
Cande, Roland de
Dieux et divas de l'opera : de 1820 a 1950 grandeur et decadence du bel canto
Roger Blanchard et Roland de Cande
Paris: Plon, 1986, 478 p.


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  Albani, Emma Marie Louise Cecile (b. 1847 d. 1930)   interprete, soprano
  Alboni, Marietta [Maria Anna Marzia] (b. 1826 d. 1894)   contralto, soprano
  Battistini, Mattia (b. 1856 d. 1928)   baritone, Sanger
  Betz, Franz (b. 1835 d. 1900)   baritone, Sanger
  Bori, Lucrezia (b. 1887 d. 1960)   soprano
  Breval, Lucienne (b. 1869 d. 1935)   chanteur, soprano
  Burke, Thomas (Aspinall) (b. 1890 d. 1969)   lyricist, tenor
  Calve, Emma [Rosa-Noemie Emma] (b. 1858)   interprete, soprano
  Caniglia, Maria (b. 1905 d. 1979)   interprete, soprano
  Caron, Rose Lucille (b. 1857 d. 1930)   singer
  Caruso, Enrico (b. 1873)   cantante de opera, musicisti
  Carvalho, Caroline (b. 1827 d. 1895)   soprano
  Cavalieri, Lina (b. 1874 d. 1944)   chanteur, soprano
  Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich (b. 1873 d. 1938)   Bass, cantante de opera
  Cinti-Damoreau, Laure Cinthie (b. 1801 d. 1863 a. 19th century )   chanteur, soprano
  De Luca, Giuseppe (b. 1876 d. 1950)   baritone, baritono
  De Lucia, Fernando (b. 1860 d. 1925)   interprete, tenor
  De Reszke, Edouard (b. 1853 d. 1917)   bass, opera singer
  De Reszke, Jean (b. 1850 d. 1925)   piano, tenor
  Delna, Marie (b. 1875 d. 1932)   chanteur, contralto
  Destinn, Emmy (b. 1878 d. 1930)   dramatic soprano, Sanger
  Dorus-Gras, Julie-Aimee-Josephe (b. 1805 d. 1896 a. 19th century )   chanteuse, soprano
  Duprez, Gilbert-Louis (b. 1806 d. 1896)   chanteur, tenor
  Eames, Emma (Hayden) (b. 1865)   cantante de opera, chanteuse
  Falcon, Marie Cornelie (b. 1812 d. 1897 a. 1830-1831)   soprano
  Farrar, Geraldine (b. 1882)   soprano, singer
  Faure, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1830 d. 1914)   chanteur, choriste du Theatre-Italien
  Flagstad, Kirsten (Malfrid) (b. 1895 d. 1962)   sangerinde, sopran
  Franz, Paul (b. 1876 d. 1950)   tenor
  Fremstad, Olive (b. 1871 d. 1951)   mezzo-soprano, singer
  Fugere, Lucien (b. 1848 d. 1935)   baritone
  Galli-Curci, Amelita (b. 1889 d. 1963)   soprano, vocals
  Galli-Marie, Celestine (Laurence) (b. 1840 d. 1905)   mezzo-soprano
  Garden, Mary (b. 1874 d. 1967)   soprano, vocals
  Gigli, Beniamino (b. 1890 d. 1957)   Buchdrucker, interprete
  Grisi, Giulia (b. 1811 d. 1869)   chanteuse du Theatre-Italien, soprano
  Hauk, Minnie (b. 1851 d. 1929)   chanteur, mezzo-soprano
  Ivogun, Maria (b. 1891 d. 1987)   Sanger, soprano
  Jeritza, Maria (b. 1887 d. 1982)   Sanger, sangerinde
  Journet, Marcel (b. 1867)   bass, cantante
  Kemble, Adelaide (b. 1814 d. 1879)   interprete, soprano
  Kipnis, Alexander (b. 1891 d. 1978)   Bass, chanteur
  Lablache, Luigi (b. 1794 d. 1858)   bass, basso
  Lassalle, Jean Louis (b. 1847 d. 1909)   baritone
  Lauri-Volpi, Giacomo (b. 1892 d. 1979)   interprete, tenor
  Lehmann, Lilli (b. 1848 d. 1929)   Sanger, sangerinde
  Lehmann, Lotte (b. 1888 d. 1976)   chanteur, Sanger
  Leider, Frida (b. 1888 d. 1975)   Sanger, sangerinde
  Leonova, Dar'ya Mikhaylovna (b. 1829 d. 1896)   contralto
  Lind, Jenny (b. 1820 d. 1887)   sangerinde, sopran
  Litvinne, Felia (Vasil'yevna) (b. 1861 d. 1936)   chanteur, chanteuse
  Lorenz, Max (b. 1901 d. 1975)   Sanger, tenor
  Lubin, Germaine (Leontine Angelique) (b. 1890 d. 1979)   chanteur, soprano
  Lucca, Pauline (b. 1841 d. 1908)   Sanger, soprano
  Malibran, Maria-Felicia Garcia (b. 1808 d. 1836 a. 19th century )   cantatrice, mezzo-soprano
  Marcoux, Vanni [Jean Emile] (b. 1879 d. 1962)   baritone, Sanger
  Mario, Giovanni Matteo (b. 1810 d. 1883)   tenor, tenore
  Martinelli, Giovanni (b. 1885 d. 1969)   cantante, interprete
  Materna-Friedrich, Amalie (b. 1844 d. 1918)   soprano
  Maurel, Victor (b. 1848 d. 1923)   baritone, baritono
  Mayr, Richard (b. 1877 d. 1935)   bass, Sanger
  McCormack, John (b. 1884 d. 1945)   double bass, piano
  Melba, Nellie (b. 1861)   Sanger, soprano
  Melchior, Lauritz (b. 1890 d. 1973)   cast, sanger
  Melnikov, Ivan Alexandrovich (b. 1832 d. 1906)   baritone
  Milder-Hauptmann, Anna [Pauline Anna] (b. 1785 d. 1838)   singer, tragediene
  Muratore, Lucien (b. 1876 d. 1954)   tenor
  Muzio, Claudia (b. 1889 d. 1936)   soprano, vocals
  Niemann, Albert (b. 1831 d. 1917)   Sanger, tenor
  Nordica, Lillian (b. 1857 d. 1914)   chanteuse, soprano
  Nourrit, Adolphe (b. 1802 d. 1839 a. 19th century )   chanteur, tenor
  Pantaleoni, Romilda (b. 1847 d. 1917)   soprano
  Pasta, Giudetta (Maria Costanza) (b. 1797 d. 1865)   interprete, soprano
  Patti, Adelina (Juana Maria) (b. 1843 d. 1919)   cantante de opera, interprete
  Persiani, Fanny (b. 1812 d. 1867 a. 19th century )   chanteuse du Theatre-Italien, interprete
  Pertile, Aureliano (b. 1885 d. 1952)   interprete, tenor
  Petrov, Osip (Afanasyevich) (b. 1806 d. 1878)   bass
  Pinza, Ezio [Fortunato] (b. 1892 d. 1957)   Bass, basso
  Plancon, Pol (Henri) (b. 1854 d. 1052)   Bass
  Pons, Lily [Alice Josephine] (b. 1898 d. 1976)   soprano, vocals
  Ponselle, Rosa (b. 1897 d. 1981)   piano, soprano
  Renaud, Maurice (Arnold) (b. >1861 d. 1933)   baritone
  Rethberg, Elisabeth (b. 1894 d. 1976)   chanteur, Sanger
  Ronconi, Giorgio (b. 1810 d. 1890)   baritone, baritono
  Rubini, Giovanni Battista (b. 1794 d. 1854 a. 1830-1831)   tenor, tenore
  Ruffo, Titta (b. 1877 d. 1953)   baritone, baritono
  Sanderson, Sibyl (b. 1865 d. 1903)   soprano
  Sayao, Bidu [Balduina] (de Oliveira) (b. 1902)   soprano, vocals
  Schipa, Tito (b. 1888 d. 1965)   II~, interprete
  Schmedes, Erik (b. 1866)   Barytonsanger, Sanger
  Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Ludwig (b. 1836 d. 1865)   tenor
  Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Malwina (b. 1825 d. 1904)   soprano
  Schone, Lotte (b. 1891 d. 1977)   Sanger, soprano
  Schroder-Devrient, Wilhelmine (b. 1804 d. 1860)   sangerinde, Soloist: Gesang
  Schumann, Elisabeth (b. 1888 d. 1952)   chanteur, Sanger
  Schumann-Heink, Ernestine (b. 1861)   cast, contralto
  Scotti, Antonio (b. 1866)   baritone, vocals
  Sembrich, Marcella (b. 1858 d. 1935)   Sanger, soprano
  Slezak, Leo (b. 1873 d. 1946)   Sanger, tenor
  Stabile, Mariano (b. 1888 d. 1968)   baritone, baritono
  Stignani, Ebe (b. 1904 d. 1974)   interprete, mezzo-soprano
  Stoltz, Rosine (b. 1815 d. 1903 a. 19th century )   chanteuse, mezzo-soprano
  Stolz, Teresa (b. 1834 d. 1902)   soprano
  Stravinsky, Fyodor Ignatyevich (b. 1843 d. 1902)   bass
  Strepponi, Giuseppina (b. 1815 d. 1897)   interprete, soprano
  Sucher, Rosa (b. 1849 d. 1927)   Sanger, soprano
  Supervia, Conchita (b. 1895 d. 1936)   chanteur, contralto
  Tamagno, Francesco (b. 1850 d. 1905)   interprete, tenor
  Tamberlick, Enrico (b. 1820 d. 1889)   tenor
  Tamburini, Antonio (b. 1800 d. 1876)   baritone, baritono
  Tauber, Richard (b. 1891 d. 1948)   cast, musicisti
  Ternina, Milka (b. 1863 d. 1941)   Sanger, soprano
  Tetrazzini, Luisa [Luigia] (b. 1871 d. 1940)   cantante de opera, soprano
  Teyte, Maggie (b. 1888 d. 1976)   soprano, vocals
  Thill, Georges (b. 1897 d. 1984)   chanteur, tenor
  Tibbett, Lawrence Mervil (b. 1896 d. 1960)   baritone, cast
  Tikacek, Joseph Aloys (b. 1807 d. 1886)   tenor
  Turner, Eva (b. 1892 d. 1990)   sangerinde, soprano
  Unger, Karoline (b. 1803 d. 1877)   cantante, contralto
  Ursuleac, Viorica (b. 1894 d. 1985)   interprete, Sanger
  Vallin, Ninon (b. 1886 d. 1961)   chanteur, soprano
  Van Dyck, Ernest (Marie Hubert) (b. 1861 d. 1923)   tenor
  Van Rooy, Anton [Antonius Maria Josephus] (b. 1870 d. 1932)   baritone, bass-baritone
  Van Zandt, Marie (b. 1858 d. 1919)   sangerinde, soprano
  Varesi, Felice (b. 1813 d. 1889)   baritone, baritono
  Viardot, Pauline [Michelle Ferdinande Pauline] (b. 1821 d. 1910 a. 19th century )   cantante de opera, chanteuse
  Winkelmann, Hermann (b. 1849 d. 1912)   Sanger, tenor

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