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Ema Destinnová

Emmy Destinn (Ema Destinnová ([ˈɛma ˈdɛstɪnovaː] (listen)); 26 February 1878 – 28 January 1930) was a Czech operatic soprano with a strong and soaring lyric-dramatic voice. She had a career both in Europe and at the New York Metropolitan Opera.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 20th, 1878 (Prague), Died January 28th, 1930 (České Budějovice)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 68 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-14508 12-in. 2/25/1914 Vissi d'arte e d'amore Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14509 12-in. 2/25/1914 Suicidio! Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14510 12-in. 2/25/1914 Kennst du das Land Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14511 12-in. 2/25/1914 Un bel di vedremo Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14512 12-in. 2/25/1914 O patria mia Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14691 12-in. 4/9/1914 Elisabeth's Gebet Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14730 12-in. 4/20/1914 Sento una forza indomita Enrico Caruso ; Ema Destinnová Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14731 12-in. 4/20/1914 Della duchessa ai prieghi Enrico Caruso ; Ema Destinnová ; Antonio Scotti Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-14754 10-in. 4/23/1914 The wedding Ema Destinnová ; Dinh Gilly Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14755 12-in. 4/23/1914 Good-night Ema Destinnová ; Dinh Gilly Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-14756 10-in. 4/23/1914 My homeland Ema Destinnová ; Dinh Gilly Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-14757 12-in. 4/23/1914 Lieblicher Mond Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-15585 12-in. 1/13/1915 Wiegenlied Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-15585 10-in. 1/13/1915 Wiegenlied Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-15586 10-in. 1/13/1915 Slovacka píseň Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, lyricist  
Victor C-15587 12-in. 1/13/1915 Pamina's air Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-15772 12-in. 3/9/1915 Es dämmert Ema Destinnová ; Maria Duchêne Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-15773 12-in. 3/9/1915 Es geht auf Mitternacht Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-15905 12-in. 4/16/1915 O viens mon doux berger Ema Destinnová ; Maria Duchêne Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-15906 12-in. 4/16/1915 Miserere Ema Destinnová ; Giovanni Martinelli Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-17341 12-in. 3/20/1916 A te questo rosario Enrico Caruso ; Ema Destinnová ; Louise Homer Vocal trio (soprano, contralto, and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-17460 12-in. 4/7/1916 L'ultima canzone Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-17461 10-in. 4/7/1916 Wiegenlied Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-17462 12-in. 4/7/1916 D'amor sull' ali rosee Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-17463 10-in. 4/7/1916 Sing, smile, slumber Ema Destinnová Soprano vocal solo, with flute, harp, and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 68 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Destinnová, Ema," accessed September 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103948.

Destinnová, Ema. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103948.

"Destinnová, Ema." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103948

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