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Bessie Abott

Bessie Abott (1878 – February 9, 1919) was an American operatic soprano who had an active international career during the early 20th century. She was particularly associated with the Paris Opera and the Metropolitan Opera, and excelled in performances of Italian and French operas of the Romantic Period.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1878 (Heuvelton), Died February 9th, 1919 (Manhattan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1908

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-4226 12-in. 1/29/1907 Caro nome Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4227 10-in. 1/29/1907 Qui sola vergin rosa Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4231 12-in. 2/1/1907 Gli angui d'inferno Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4232 12-in. 2/1/1907 Bell song Bessie Abott ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4259 12-in. 2/20/1907 Quartet : Bella figlia dell' amore Bessie Abott ; Enrico Caruso ; Louise Homer ; Antonio Scotti Vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4303 12-in. 3/13/1907 On m'appelle Mimi Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4304 10-in. 3/13/1907 Old folks at home Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4305 10-in. 3/13/1907 Je veux vivre dans ce rêve Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4513 10-in. 5/20/1907 Ah! Je ris de me voir Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4518 12-in. 5/21/1907 Mesta ognor Bessie Abott ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4519 12-in. 5/21/1907 Berceuse Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4991 12-in. 1/6/1908 Tutte le feste al tempio Bessie Abott ; Mario Ancona ; Victor Orchestra Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4993 10-in. 1/6/1908 Tutte le feste al tempio Bessie Abott ; Mario Ancona Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4998 12-in. 1/7/1908 Ardon gl'incensi Bessie Abott Soprano vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4999 12-in. 1/7/1908 Parla waltz Bessie Abott ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6237 12-in. 5/27/1908 Polonaise Bessie Abott ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6238 12-in. 5/27/1908 Mireille : Waltz Bessie Abott ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Abott, Bessie," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107524.

Abott, Bessie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107524.

"Abott, Bessie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107524

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