Marietta Piccolomini (Italian: [mariˈetta pikkoˈlɔːmini]; 5 March 1834 – 11 December 1899) was an Italian soprano. She was most famous for the role of Violetta in La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, which she performed in England, France, and the United States, as well as her native Italy. After her marriage in 1863, she retired from performing, making only rare charity or courtesy appearances thereafter.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 15th, 1834 (Siena), Died December 23rd, 1899 (Florence)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1923
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-758||10-in.||11/30/1903||The orphan's prayer||W. H. Thompson||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||C-758||12-in.||11/30/1903||The orphan's prayer||W. H. Thompson||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-1514||10-in.||6/24/1904||Whisper and I shall hear||Charles D'Almaine ; Corinne Morgan||Female vocal solo, with piano and violin obbligato||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||C-12191||12-in.||6/26/1912||Ora pro nobis||Earl Cartwright||Baritone vocal solo and chorus, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-17645||10-in.||5/9/1916||Ora pro nobis||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||28719||10-in.||between 1912 and 1914||Whisper and I shall hear||George Baker ; Carrie Herwin||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||76606||12-in.||approximately 1919||Ora pro nobis||Carrie Herwin||Female vocal solo, with vocal quartet and orchestra||composer|
|Edison||1179||10-in.||8/5/1912||Whisper and I shall hear||Elizabeth Spencer||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Edison||2929||10-in.||between 4/1/1914 and 4/6/1914||Whisper and I shall hear||Elizabeth Spencer||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Edison||4561||10-in.||3/7/1916||Ora pro nobis||Frederick J. Wheeler||Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Piccolomini, M.," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100773.
Piccolomini, M.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100773.
"Piccolomini, M.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.
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