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Gabriella Besanzoni

Gabriella Besanzoni (September 20, 1888 – July 8, 1962) was an Italian opera singer (mezzo-soprano and contralto).

Birth and Death Data: Born 1888 (Rome), Died 1962 (Rome)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23581 10-in. 1/16/1920 Stride la vampa! Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-23582 12-in. 1/16/1920 Habanera Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-23583 10-in. 1/16/1920 Voce di donna Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-23584 10-in. 1/16/1920 S'apre per te il mio cor Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with cello obbligato and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-23766 12-in. 3/10/1920 Aprile foriero Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-23767 10-in. 3/11/1920 Ay, ay, ay Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-24958 10-in. 2/24/1921 Che farò senza Euridice Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-24959 12-in. 2/24/1921 O mio Fernando Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-24960 12-in. 2/24/1921 Ah mon fils Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1919-03-17-03] Not documented 3/17/1919 Gioconda : Aria Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1919-03-17-04] Not documented 3/17/1919 Samson et Dalilah : Aria Gabriella Besanzoni Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Besanzoni, Gabriella," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111644.

Besanzoni, Gabriella. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111644.

"Besanzoni, Gabriella." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111644

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