Ofelia Nieto

Maria Ofelia Erenia Nieto Iglesias (better known as Ofelia Nieto; Algete, March 18, 1898 - Madrid, 22 May 1931) was a Spanish opera and zarzuela singer. She was the daughter of José Nieto Méndez, a notary of Burgos, and Erundina. She was a sister of Ángeles Ottein and José Nieto, who were also opera and zarzuela singers. Nieto was 14 when she debuted in Amadeu Vives i Roig's Maruxa in the title role. After marriage, she retired in 1928.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 18, 1898 (Santiago de Compostela), Died March 22, 1931 (Madrid)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Notes: BHC: Srta. Nieto; www.ariarecording.com: Ofelia Nieto, soprano in title role of 1914 premiere of Maruxa

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 02996v 12-in. 6/8/1914 Terceto de la carta Enrique Beut ; Emilia Iglesias ; Ofelia Nieto Vocal trio (2 sopranos and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 02998½v 12-in. 6/9/1914 Dúo de Maruxa y Pablo Inocencio Navarro ; Ofelia Nieto Vocal duet (soprano and baritone) vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 02999v 12-in. 6/9/1914 Dúo de Maruxa y Pablo Inocencio Navarro ; Ofelia Nieto Vocal duet (soprano and baritone) vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nieto, Ofelia," accessed August 14, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107453.

Nieto, Ofelia. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107453.

"Nieto, Ofelia." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 14 August 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107453

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