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Dame Emma Albani

Dame Emma Albani, DBE (1 November 1847 – 3 April 1930) was a leading opera soprano of the 19th century and early 20th century, and the first Canadian singer to become an international star. Her repertoire focused on the operas of Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini and Wagner. She performed across Europe and North America.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 1st, 1847 (Chambly), Died April 3rd, 1930 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 321L[c] 10-in. 12/29/1903 Angels ever bright and fair Dame Emma Albani Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  


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