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 1967

Pleasants, Henry
The great singers : From Jenny Lind to Callas and Pavarotti
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967, 395 p.


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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
  Boschi, Giuseppe (a. 1710)   singer
  Caffarelli (b. 1710 d. 1783)   soprano castrato ~
  Carestini, Giovanni (b. 1705 d. circa)   alto-castrato, cantante
  Caruso, Enrico (b. 1873)   cantante de opera, musicisti
  Catalani, Angelica (b. 1779 d. 1849 a. 19th century )   interprete, Sanger
  Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich (b. 1873 d. 1938)   Bass, cantante de opera
  Crescentini, Girolamo (b. 1762)   cantante, cantore
  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
  Fabri, Annibale Pio (b. 1697)   cantore, tenor
  Farinelli (b. 1705 d. 1782 a. 1723-1725)   soprano castrato, soprano
  Ferri, Baldassare (b. 1610 d. 1680)   cantante de opera, castrato
  Fischer, Ludwig [Johann Ignaz Ludwig] (b. 1745 d. 1825)   bass
  Flagstad, Kirsten (Malfrid) (b. 1895 d. 1962)   sangerinde, sopran
  Galli-Curci, Amelita (b. 1889 d. 1963)   soprano, vocals
  Garcia, Manuel (del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez) (b. 1775 d. 1832)   tenor, composer
  Garden, Mary (b. 1874 d. 1967)   soprano, vocals
  Grisi, Giulia (b. 1811 d. 1869)   chanteuse du Theatre-Italien, soprano
  Grossi, Giovanni Francesco (b. 1653 d. 1697)   singer
  Guadagni, Gaetano (b. 1725 d. 1785)   cantante, cantore
  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, Luigi Lodovico (b. 1755 d. 1829)   castrato, composer
  Mario, Giovanni Matteo (b. 1810 d. 1883)   tenor, tenore
  Maurel, Victor (b. 1848 d. 1923)   baritone, baritono
  Melba, Nellie (b. 1861)   Sanger, soprano
  Montagnana, Antonio (a. 1730-1750)   bass, operatic singer
  Nicolini (b. 1673)   alto-castrato, cantante
  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, Francesco Antonio Mamiliano (b. 1659 d. 1726 a. 1830-1831)   composer, singer
  Ponselle, Rosa (b. 1897 d. 1981)   piano, soprano
  Porpora, Nicola (Antonio) (b. 1686)   compositore, musician
  Raaff, Anton (b. 1714 d. 1797)   tenor
  Rubini, Giovanni Battista (b. 1794 d. 1854 a. 1830-1831)   tenor, tenore
  Schnorr, Ludwig (a. 1856)   tenor
  Schroder-Devrient, Wilhelmine (b. 1804 d. 1860)   sangerinde, Soloist: Gesang
  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, Antonio (b. 1800 d. 1876)   baritone, baritono
  Tauber, Richard (b. 1891 d. 1948)   cast, musicisti
  Tesi Tramontini, Vittoria (b. 1700 d. 1775)   cantante, contralto
  Tetrazzini, Luisa [Luigia] (b. 1871 d. 1940)   cantante de opera, soprano
  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, Pauline [Michelle Ferdinande Pauline] (b. 1821 d. 1910 a. 19th century )   cantante de opera, chanteuse

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