Célestine Galli-Marié by Lumière

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  • Célestine Galli-Marié by Lumière

    Célestine Galli-Marié, born Célestine Marié de l'Isle (1840-1905); French mezzo-soprano. She was the daughter of the opera singer Félix Mécène Marié de l'Isle (1811-1882), who taught her singing. In 1859 she made her debut at Strassburg and in 1861 she pe…

  • Célestine Galli-Marié by Bingham

    Célestine Galli-Marié, born Célestine Marié de l'Isle (1840-1905); French mezzo-soprano. She was the daughter of the opera singer Félix Mécène Marié de l'Isle (1811-1882), who taught her singing. In 1859 she made her debut at Strassburg and in 1861 she pe…

  • Letter by Célestine Galli-Marié to Mr. Briet

    A short letter written and signed by Galli-Marié. The addressee, Monsieur Briet, was the director of the "L'Opéra de Rouen". The contacts with Grisar must have been related to his opera "Les amours du diable" which was performed at the Opéra-Comique in 18…


  • Célestine Galli-Marié by Carjat (2)

    Célestine Galli-Marié, born Célestine Marié de l'Isle (1840-1905); French mezzo-soprano. She was the daughter of the opera singer Félix Mécène Marié de l'Isle (1811-1882), who taught her singing. In 1859 she made her debut at Strassburg and in 1861 she pe…

  • Therese Tietjens by Mayall with autograph

    Therese Tietjens (1831-1877); German soprano. In 1848 she made her debut at the Stadttheater von Hamburg as Irma in Auber’s “Le maçon”. From 1850/53 she was engaged at the Opernhaus von Frankfurt a.M. Here she sang at the première of Lortzing’s “Die Opern…

  • Antoine Renard by Victoire with autograph

    Antoine Aimé Renard (1825-1872); French tenor and composer. He is best remembered for composing the melody for the famous "Le Temps des cerises", now a milestone of the French repertoire. Born in a working class family, as a teen he joined his father in…


  • Eugène Lorrain's autograph at the back

    Eugène Lorrain (1856-1924); French bass-baritone. Dedication written and signed by Eugène Lorrain. The dedication reads as follows: A son ami Fernand souvenir de sa très grande sympathie, son Camarade d'Audey E Lorrain Paris 6 Juillet 1880

  • Eugène Lorrain by Carjat

    Eugène Lorrain (1856-1924); French bass-baritone. He studied singing at the Conservatoire National de Paris with Portier and Obin. In 1879 he made his debut at the Grand Opéra Paris as St. Bris in Meyerbeer's "Les Huguenots". He remained here until 1884…

  • Elisa Volpini's autograph at the back

    Elisa Volpini, born Elisa Vilar y Jurado (1835-?); Spanish soprano. The dedication reads as follows: A mis buenos protecto- res los Señores Marqueses de Terrena y Monfalim, su agradecida amiga E Volpini Porto 18 de Abril 1866


  • Elisa Volpini by Cezar Massat

    Elisa Volpini, born Elisa Vilar y Jurado (1835-?); Spanish soprano. At a young age she married the tenor Ambrosio Volpini and from then on she used the name Volpini as her stage name. In 1861 she and her husband made a tour to Mexico and Cuba as members…

  • Regina Pacini by Atelier Fillon (Bobone)

    Regina Pacini (1871-1965); Portugese soprano. Her father was the well-known Italian baritone Pietro Andrea Giorgi-Pacini (1827-1882), who was also director of the Teatro San Carlos in Lisbon. She received her first vocal training from him and later studi…

  • Adelina Patti and Giovanni Mario by Caldesi

    Adelina Patti (1843-1919); Italian soprano. She came from a very musical family. Her father was the Italian tenor Salvatore Patti and her mother the soprano Catarina Chiesa Barilli. Her older sisters Amelia (1831-1915) and Carlotta (1835-1889) were also f…


  • Enrico Tamberlick by Negretti & Zambra

    Enrico Tamberlick (1820-1889); Italian tenor who created the role of Don Alvaro in Verdi's "La forza del destino" in St. Petersburg (1862). Enrico Tamberlick, who flourished during the middle of the 19th century was a tenor of high rank. He belonged to t…

  • Enrico Tamberlick by Nadar

    Enrico Tamberlick (1820-1889); Italian tenor who created the role of Don Alvaro in Verdi's "La forza del destino" in St. Petersburg (1862). Enrico Tamberlick, who flourished during the middle of the 19th century was a tenor of high rank. He belonged to t…

  • Céline Anna van Ghell; dedication and signed Anna

    Céline-Anna van Ghell (1847-?); Dutch mezzo-soprano. The dedication written and signed by Anna van Ghell reads as follows: a mon ami acelly* sa petite allumette anna * M. Acelly was a French actor who in the 1870s performed at the Théâtre Cluny and th…


  • Céline Anna van Ghell by Mayer & Pierson

    Céline-Anna van Ghell (1847-?); Dutch mezzo-soprano. She started her “French” career in Brussels by playing the role of Rothomago junior in Ennery’s theatre play “Rothomago”. After Brussels she continued her career at Paris where she performed the same ro…

  • Zoé Bélia by Numa Blanc

    Zoé Bélia (1836-?); French soprano, born "Victorine-Zoé Delau". She made her debut in 1853 at the Opéra-Comique and stayed there till 1870 singing minor roles. She sang at the première of Auber's "Manon Lescaut" the role of the slave-girl Zaby (1856). Als…

  • Marie van Zandt by Benque (4)

    Marie van Zandt (1858-1919); American soprano who created the role of Lakmé at the première of Delibes’ eponymous opera. She received her first singing lessons from her mother,the soprano Jenny van Zandt. After coming to Europe she continued her singing s…


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