Célestine Galli-Marié by Lumière

19th century opera singers

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  • Leopold Matuszynski by Sachowicz

    Leopold Matuszynski (1820-1893); Polish tenor. He made his debut in 1841 at the Warsaw Grand Opera "Teatr Wielki" in Bellini's "La somnambula". After his singing-career he worked at the Teatr Wielki as a stage-director. The dedications on the previous p…

  • Vincenzo Montanaro's autograph at the back

    Vincenzo (Vincent) Montanaro (1828-1917); Italian tenor. The dedication is to the Polish tenor and stage-director Leopold Matuszynski (1820-1893). See one of the next photo’s.

  • Vincenzo Montanaro by Kloch & Dutkiewicz

    Vincenzo (Vincent) Montanaro (1828-1917); Italian tenor. He made his debut in 1852 at the Teatro Fondo of Naples in Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Algeri”.


  • Juan Bou Roig's autograph at the back

    Juan Bou Roig (1849-1901); Spanish tenor. The dedication is to the Polish tenor and stage-director Leopold Matuszynski (1820-1893). See one of the next photo’s.

  • Juan Bou Roig by Kloch & Dutkiewicz

    Juan Bou Roig (1849-1901); Spanish tenor. He studied voice on the island of his birth (Mallorca) and made his debut at the age of 20 at the Teatro Principal de Palma in Rossini's opera "Guillaume Tell". He toured the opera houses in Spain and Italy (1869-…

  • Augusto Souvestre's autograph at the back (2)

    Augusto (Auguste) Souvestre (1839-1910); Italian baritone. The dedication is to the Polish tenor and stage-director Leopold Matuszynski (1820-1893). See one of the next photo’s.


  • Augusto Souvestre by Twardzicki

    Augusto (Auguste) Souvestre (1839-1910); Italian baritone. A singer who had his career at the minor opera houses in Italy and eastern Europa.

  • Augusto Souvestre's autograph at the back (1)

    Augusto (Auguste) Souvestre (1839-1910); Italian baritone. The dedication is to the Polish tenor and stage-director Leopold Matuszynski (1820-1893). See one of the next photo’s.

  • Augusto Souvestre by Mieczkowski

    Augusto (Auguste) Souvestre (1839-1910); Italian baritone. A singer who had his career at the minor opera houses in Italy and eastern Europa.


  • Caroline Duprez-Van den Heuvel by Disdéri (3)

    Caroline Duprez (1832-1875); French soprano and daughter of the tenor Gilbert Duprez (1806-1896) and the soprano Alexandrine Duperron-Duprez (1808-1871). She made her debut in 1850. She sang at various premières: Auber's "Marco Spada" (1852), Meyerbeer's…

  • Caroline Duprez-Van den Heuvel's autograph at the back

    Caroline Duprez (1832-1875); French soprano and daughter of the tenor Gilbert Duprez (1806-1896) and the soprano Alexandrine Duperron-Duprez (1808-1871). The dedication in French reads as follows: Souvenir affectueux offert à sa charmante élève Mademois…

  • Caroline Duprez-Van den Heuvel by Crémière

    Caroline Duprez (1832-1875); French soprano and daughter of the tenor Gilbert Duprez (1806-1896) and the soprano Alexandrine Duperron-Duprez (1808-1871). She made her debut in 1850. She sang at various premières: Auber's "Marco Spada" (1852), Meyerbeer's…


  • Carlotta Marchisio by d'Alessandri (1)

    Carlotta Marchisio (1835-1872); Italian soprano. She made her debut in 1856 at the Teatro Real de Madrid as Norma in Bellini's eponymous opera. She performed almost always together with her sister Barbara Marchisio. They were protégé's of Rossini and he w…

  • Pietro Mongini by Unknown

    Pietro Mongini (1828-1874); Italian tenor who created the role of Radamès in Verdi's "Aïda" in Cairo (1871) on the occasion of the opening of the Suez Canal. He began his singing career as a bass and in 1851 he made his debut as such. In the year after he…

  • Emilio Naudin by Photographia Universal

    Emilio Naudin (1823-1890); Italian tenor. In 1843 he made his debut at Cremona in Pacini’s opera “Saffo”. In the following years he performed successfully at the leading Italian opera houses, especially at Genua and Rome. He also made a successful interna…


  • Maurice Renaud by Duguy (1)

    Maurice Renaud (1861-1933); French baritone. In 1883 he made his début at Brussels (La Monnaie) and remained with that company until 1890. In 1884 he created at La Monnaie the rôle of the high priest of Odin in Ernest Reyer's “Sigurd” and in 1890 the rôle…

  • Antonio Cotogni by Bergamasco

    Antonio Cotogni (1831-1918); Italian baritone. In 1852 he made his debut in Rome as Belcore in Donizetti’s “Elisir d’amore”. In the following years he sang at Turin, Nice, Rome, Milano, London, St. Petersburg and he made guest appearances at Moscow, Barce…

  • Francisco d'Andrade by Schaarwächter (1)

    Francisco d’Andrade, born Francisco Augusto de Andrade E Silva (1859-1921); Portuguese baritone. He was the son of a jurist; initially he also studied law, but from 1881 on he received singing lessons by Manuel Carreira, Luiz da Costa and José Romano in…


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