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  • Lucienne Breval by Felix

    As Salome in "Salome" Strauss LUCIENNE BREVAL (Bertha Agnès Lisette Schilling) (4 November 1869, Zürich- 15 August 1935, Neuilly-sur-Seine) Swiss Soprano She studied voice with Victor Warot at the Paris Conservatoire before making her debut at the Opéra…

  • Maria Kouznetsova by ? Paris

    As Salome in "Salome" Strauss Maria Nikolaevna Kouznetsova-Benois 1880-1966 Ukranian Soprano Studied with Joachim Tartakov in St Petersburgh.Debut St Petersburgh Conservatoir as Tatiana ‘Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky in 1904. Debut at the Marinsky Theat…

  • Zelia Trebelli by Elliott & Fry

    as Arsace "Semiramide" by Rossini ZELIA TREBELLI - BETTINI (Gloria Caroline Gillebert) (1838-1892) French Mezzo Soprano Madame Trebelli-Bettini began to sing under the name Trebelli, which was derived from her real surname. On her marriage to the teno…


  • Francesco Tamagno by Falk

    FRANCESCO TAMAGNO (28 December 1850 – 31 August 1905) Italian Tenor Best known as the creator of the protagonist's part in Verdi's Otello at La Scala, Milan in 1887, he also was the first Gabriele Adorno in Verdi's 1881 revision of Simon Boccanegra, a fa…

  • Vilma Bognar by Mahlknecht

    Vilma Bognar 1845-1904 Hungarian Soprano Studied with her father then with Lamperti in Milan and Matteo Salvit in Vienna also with Pauliine Viardot-Garcia , She went to Hannover and received invitations to sing in Bremen, Hamburg , Cologne , Aachen , Br…

  • Carl Mayerhofer by Mahlknecht

    CARL MAYERHOFER (1828-1913) Austrian Bass He trained with Manuel Garcia jr.in London. He first appeared as a soloist in oratorios, He received an engagement at the court theater of Weimar, which was at that time led by Franz Liszt. In 1854 he was appointe…


  • Wilhelm Gruning by Hoffert

    as Siegfried 'Der Ring des Nibelungen" Wagner Wilhelm Gruning 1858-1942 German Tenor Studied in Berlin with Julius Stern and Jenny Meyer .Debut 1881 at the Stadttheater in Gdansk . 1883-1885 the Opernhaus in Dusseldorf, 1885-1887 Deutschen Theater i…

  • Unknown by Charles

    as Ange Piton in "la Fille de Mme Angot" by Lecocq

  • Luise Garay- Lichtmay By L Angerer

    as Norma in "Norma" by Bellini Luise Garay-Lichtmay (1835-?); Bohemian soprano. Studied with Otto Uffmann in Vienna ,In 1856 she made her debut as Lucrezia Borgia at the Stadttheater at Olmütz. In the following years she was engaged at Graz (1858/59),…


  • Karoline von Gompertz-Bettelheim by Miethke & Wawra

    As Marthe in "Faust" by Gounod .Karoline von Gompertz-Bettelheim (1845-1925); Hungarian mezzo-soprano/contralto Studied pianoforte with Karl Goldmark, and singing with Moritz Laufer. At the age of 14, she made her début as a pianist, and two years late…

  • Alois Ander by Carl Mahlknecht

    as Lohengrin in "Lohengrin" by Wagner ALOIS ANDER ( Aloys Anderle ) (b. August 10 1821 in Libitz at the Doubrawa , Bohemia , d. 11 December 1864 in Wartenberg ) Austrian Tenor Alois Ander in 1845 through the mediation of the singer Franz Wild at the V…

  • Maria Gay by Esplugas

    as Mignon "Mignon" Thomas Maria Gay (Maria de Lourdes Lucia Antonia Pichot Gironés) 1879-1943 Catalan Mezzo Soprano She was a singing pupil of soprano Ada Adini. Debut 1902 in the title role of Carmen in Brussels. 1906, Debut at Milan's La Scala,wher…


  • Malvaut by Fernand Lochard (Autograph)


  • Malvaut by Fernand Lochard

    Malvaut FrenchTenor Début 5 June 1882 as de Cosse "LES HUGUENOTS" , Roles Included "L'AFRICAINE" (Huissier), "HAMLET"(Polonius, Fossoyeur), "ROBERT LE DIABLE" (Chevalier), "LE COMTE ORY "(Chevalier) 1883 ; "SAPHO" (Héraut), "LE PROPHÈTE" (Officier) 188…

  • Julian Gayarre ???? by Fotographia Artistica

    Don Alvaro in "La forza del destino" by Verdi JULIAN GAYARRE ???? 9th January 1844-2nd February 1890 Spanish Tenor Studied at The Madrid Royal Conservatory and at the Milan Conservatory with Guiseppe Gerli.His debut was at Varise as Nemorino in “L’Elis…


  • Bertha Ehnn By Culig

    as Marguerite "Faust" Gounod BERTHA EHNN (1847-1932) Austrian Soprano Studied at the Vienna Conservatory as a student of Marie Andriessen of Lingke Debut in 1864 in Linz (Danube) as Nancy in Flotow's 'Martha' and as Irene in 'Belisario' by Donizetti .…

  • Rosa Sucher by E Bieber

    as Elizabeth in "Tannhauser" by Wagner Rosa Sucher February 23, 1849 - April 16, 1927 German Soprano Her debut occurred in Munich in 1871 as Waltraute in Die Walkure and engagements followed in Berlin and Leipzig. She married Josef Sucher (1844-1908), a…

  • Giovanni Battista de Negri by Fotographia Bolognese

    Don Alvaro in "La forza del destino" by Verdi Giovanni Battista de Negri (30 July 1851 – 3 April 1924) Italian tenor Studied with Carlo Guasco and in Milan with Luigia Abbadia. He made his debut on 26 December 1876 at the Teatro Sociale in Bergamo in…


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