Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Ponselle, Rosa

(1897-1981), American soprano, began as vaudeville singer alongside with her sister, made her Metropolitan debut opposite Caruso in 1918; she remained the foremost prima donna there until 1937,
She was active in teaching; directed the Baltimoe Civic Opera Company. Her voice was regarded as one of the best in the century.

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