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Rosa Ponselle

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 1897 (Meriden), Died 1981 (Baltimore)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings (Results 101-109 of 109 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 98029 12-in. 6/13/1922 Ave Maria Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98051 12-in. 11/16/1922 Tacea la notte placida Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98058 12-in. 1/31/1923 Selva opaca Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98059 12-in. 1/31/1923 Figlio del sol Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98062 12-in. 2/10/1923 Mi chiamano Mimi Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98063 12-in. 2/10/1923 Stridono lassu Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98092 12-in. 9/18/1923 Ritorna vincitor Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98093 12-in. 9/21/1923 Elsa's dream Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98096 12-in. 9/27/1923 Il va venir Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 101-109 of 109 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ponselle, Rosa," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103306.

Ponselle, Rosa. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103306.

"Ponselle, Rosa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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