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Rosa Ponselle

Rosa Melba Ponzillo, known as Rosa Ponselle (January 22, 1897 – May 25, 1981) was an American operatic soprano.

She sang mainly at the New York Metropolitan Opera and is generally considered to have been one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th century.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 22, 1897 (Meriden), Died May 25, 1981 (Baltimore)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 114 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-29879 12-in. 6/2/1927 Serenade Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-31709 12-in. 1/14/1925 Suicidio! Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-31710 12-in. 1/14/1925 In grembo a me Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32839 10-in. 6/1/1925 Happy days Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32850 10-in. 6/1/1925 The little old garden Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32851 10-in. 6/1/1925 La rosita Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32852 10-in. 6/1/1925 Beloved Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32853 10-in. 6/1/1925 My dearest heart Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-32856 12-in. 6/2/1925 Carry me back to old Virginny Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-32857 12-in. 6/2/1925 My old Kentucky home Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32864 10-in. 6/3/1925 The rosary Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-32865 12-in. 6/3/1925 Old folks at home Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-32866 12-in. 6/3/1925 Home, sweet home Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32867 10-in. 6/3/1925 A perfect day Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-32873 10-in. 6/5/1925 La spagnola Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-35459 10-in. 5/17/1926 La fatal pietra Giovanni Martinelli ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-35460 10-in. 5/17/1926 Morir! Sì pura e bella! Giovanni Martinelli ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-35461 10-in. 5/17/1926 O terra addio Giovanni Martinelli ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-35462 10-in. 5/17/1926 O terra addio Giovanni Martinelli ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-35464 12-in. 5/18/1926 Tu che invoco Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-35465 12-in. 5/18/1926 O nume tutelar Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-35466 10-in. 5/18/1926 'A vucchella Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-35467 10-in. 5/18/1926 Luna d'estate Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-35469 12-in. 5/19/1926 Elégie Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-35470 12-in. 5/19/1926 Ave Maria Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 114 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ponselle, Rosa," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103306.

Ponselle, Rosa. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103306.

"Ponselle, Rosa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103306

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