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Mademoiselle Monrose by Reutlinger

Mademoiselle Monrose by Reutlinger
Mademoiselle MONROSE
(Eugénie Chollet )
1819-1893
French Soprano
She studied voice with Gilbert Duprez
Her debut at the Opéra-Comique was on 24 September 1859 in Ambroise Thomas's Le songe d'une nuit d'été (with Giacomo Meyerbeer in the audience), and she created the role of La Marquise de Villa-Bianca in Thomas's Le roman d'Elvire, premiered on 4 February 1860 by the Opéra-Comique at the second Salle Favart in Paris. She also sang Dinorah in a revival of Giacomo Meyerbeer's Le pardon de Ploërmel, Another creation was Olga in Daniel Auber's La circassienne, premiered on 2 February 1861 by the Opéra-Comique at the second Salle Favart, Another role was La Marquise de Richmond in the Opéra-Comique's revival of Albert Grisar's Le joaillier de Saint-James on 17 February 1862.

She also created the role of Héro in Hector Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict on 9 August 1862 at the Theater der Stadt, Baden-Baden .
She was later associated with the Théâtre du Parc in Brussels and the Théâtre des Galeries, Brussels. She retired from singing c. 1880, receiving a pension of 500 francs in 1883 (at age 65).

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