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Marion Telva

Marion Telva (December 26, 1897 – October 23, 1962) was an American opera singer who was a leading mezzo-soprano at New York's Metropolitan Opera for a decade.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 6th, 1897 (St. Louis), Died October 23rd, 1962 (Norwalk)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-49703 12-in. 1/30/1929 Mira Norma Rosa Ponselle ; Marion Telva Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-49704 12-in. 1/30/1929 Mira Norma Rosa Ponselle ; Marion Telva Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1924-03-20-02] 10-in. 3/20/1924 My heart at thy sweet voice Marion Telva Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1924-03-20-03] 10-in. 3/20/1924 Take all of me Marion Telva Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Telva, Marion," accessed October 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109145.

Telva, Marion. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109145.

"Telva, Marion." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109145

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