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M. Piccolomini

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 - 1916

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

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  
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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Piccolomini, M.," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100773.

Piccolomini, M.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100773.

"Piccolomini, M.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100773

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