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
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|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|
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.
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