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 1966

Pleasants, Henry
The Great Opera Singers from the Dawn of Opera to our Own Time
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966 [London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967]. 352 p.
       147 illus., bib


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  Alboni, Marietta [Maria Anna Marzia] (b. 1826 d. 1894)   contralto, soprano
  Anderson, Marian (b. 1897 d. 1993)   accordion, chanteur
  Banti, Brigida Giorgi (b. 1755 d. 1806)   cantante, soprano
  Bernacchi, Antonio Maria (b. 1685 d. 1756)   alto-castrato
  Billington, Elizabeth (b. -1768 d. 1818)   soprano, composer
  Bordoni, Faustina (b. 1700 d. 1781)   cantante, mezzo-soprano
  Caffarelli (b. 1710 d. 1783)   soprano castrato ~
  Calve, Emma [Rosa-Noemie Emma] (b. 1858)   interprete, soprano
  Carestini, Giovanni (b. 1705 d. circa)   alto-castrato, cantante
  Caruso, Enrico (b. 1873)   cantante de opera, musicisti
  Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich (b. 1873 d. 1938)   Bass, cantante de opera
  Cresentini  
  Cuzzoni, Francesca (b. 1698 d. 1770)   cantante, soprano
  De Reszke, Jean (b. 1850 d. 1925)   piano, tenor
  Donzelli, Domenico (b. 1790 d. 1873)   cantante, chanteur du Theatre-Italien
  Duprez, Gilbert-Louis (b. 1806 d. 1896)   chanteur, tenor
  Farrar, Geraldine (b. 1882)   soprano, singer
  Fern  
  Fischer, Ludwig  
  Flagstad, Kirsten (Malfrid) (b. 1895 d. 1962)   sangerinde, sopran
  Garcia  
  Garden, Mary (b. 1874 d. 1967)   soprano, vocals
  Grisi  
  Guadagno  
  Lablache, Luigi (b. 1794 d. 1858)   bass, basso
  Lehmann, Lilli (b. 1848 d. 1929)   Sanger, sangerinde
  Lind, Jenny (b. 1820 d. 1887)   sangerinde, sopran
  Malibran, Maria-Felicia Garcia (b. 1808 d. 1836 a. 19th century )   cantatrice, mezzo-soprano
  Mara, Gertrude Elisabeth (b. 1749 d. 1833)   soprano
  Marchesi  
  Mario  
  Maurel  
  Melba, Nellie (b. 1861)   Sanger, soprano
  Nicolino  
  Nordica, Lillian (b. 1857 d. 1914)   chanteuse, soprano
  Nourrit, Adolphe (b. 1802 d. 1839 a. 19th century )   chanteur, tenor
  Pacchiarotti, Gasparo (b. 1744 d. 1821)   interprete, soprano castrato
  Pasta, Giudetta (Maria Costanza) (b. 1797 d. 1865)   interprete, soprano
  Patti, Adelina (Juana Maria) (b. 1843 d. 1919)   cantante de opera, interprete
  Pisaroni, Benedetta Rosamunda (b. 1793 d. 1872)   soprano, contralto
  Pistocchi  
  Ponselle  
  Porpora, Nicola (b. 1685 d. 1767)  
  Raaf  
  Rubini  
  Ruffo, Titta (b. 1877 d. 1953)   baritone, baritono
  Schnorr  
  Schroder-Devrient, Wilhelmine (b. 1804 d. 1860)   sangerinde, Soloist: Gesang
  Schumann-Heink, Ernestine (b. 1861)   cast, contralto
  Senesino (b. 1680 d. 1759 a. 1708-1716)   alto-castrato, cantante
  Sontag, Henriette (Gertrude Walpurgis) (b. 1806 d. 1854 a. 1830)   soprano
  Tamagno, Francesco (b. 1850 d. 1905)   interprete, tenor
  Tamberlick, Enrico (b. 1820 d. 1889)   tenor
  Tamburini  
  Tauber, Richard (b. 1891 d. 1948)   cast, musicisti
  Tesi  
  Tibbett, Lawrence Mervil (b. 1896 d. 1960)   baritone, cast
  Tichatschek, Joseph (Aloys) (b. 1807 d. 1886)   tenor
  Velluti, Giovanni Battista (b. 1781 d. 1861)   cantante, interprete
  Viardot, Paul (Louis Joachim) (b. 1857 d. 1941)   violin, conductor

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