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Luisa Tetrazzini

Luisa Tetrazzini (29 June 1871 – 28 April 1940) was an Italian coloratura soprano of great international fame. Tetrazzini “had a scintillating voice with a brilliant timbre and a range and agility well beyond the norm...” She enjoyed a highly successful operatic and concert career in Europe and America from the 1890s through to the 1920s. Her voice lives on in recordings made from 1904-1920. She wrote a memoir, My Life of Song, in 1921 and a treatise, How to Sing, in 1923. After retirement, she taught voice in her homes in Milan and Rome until her death.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 29th, 1871 (Florence), Died Milan

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-10057 12-in. 3/15/1911 Carceleras Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10058 12-in. 3/15/1911 The last rose of summer Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10059 12-in. 3/15/1911 Saper vorreste Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10064 12-in. 3/16/1911 Ah! Non credea mirarti Luisa Tetrazzini ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10065 12-in. 3/16/1911 Ah, fors' è lui Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10066 12-in. 3/16/1911 Carnival of Venice Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10067 12-in. 3/16/1911 Carnival of Venice Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10068 12-in. 3/16/1911 Il dolce suono Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with flute and orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10070 12-in. 3/17/1911 Swiss echo song Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10071 12-in. 3/17/1911 Una voce poco fa Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10072 12-in. 3/17/1911 Charmant oiseau Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with flute and orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10073 12-in. 3/17/1911 Io son Titania Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10074 12-in. 3/18/1911 Caro nome Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10075 12-in. 3/18/1911 Dov'è l'Indiana bruna? Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra and bells Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10076 12-in. 3/18/1911 Ah! non giunge Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with flute and orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-10077 12-in. 3/18/1911 Proch's air and variations Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra and flute Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11446 12-in. 1/10/1912 Sextette : Chi mi frena Pasquale Amato ; Angelo Bada ; Enrico Caruso ; Josephine Jacoby ; Marcel Journet ; Luisa Tetrazzini Vocal sextet (soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, and bass), with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11447 12-in. 1/10/1912 Bella figlia dell' amore Pasquale Amato ; Enrico Caruso ; Josephine Jacoby ; Luisa Tetrazzini Vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and baritone) with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11589 12-in. 2/13/1912 The swallows Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12916 10-in. 2/18/1913 Rhapsodie Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with cello obbligato and orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12917 12-in. 2/18/1913 Pastoral Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12918 12-in. 2/18/1913 Tacea la notte placida Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12928 12-in. 2/19/1913 D'amor sull' ali rosee Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12929 12-in. 2/19/1913 Rhapsodie Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra and cello obbligato Performer, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12930 12-in. 2/19/1913 Grande valse Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Performer, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tetrazzini, Luisa," accessed September 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101892.

Tetrazzini, Luisa. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101892.

"Tetrazzini, Luisa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101892

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