Lucrezia Bori of the Metropolitan Opera. by John Francis Marion

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Published by Kenedy in New York, NY .

Written in English

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  • Bori, Lucrezia, -- 1887-1960.

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SeriesAmerican background books -- 22.
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LC ClassificationsML420.B74 M4
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21079500M
LC Control Number62-16534

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New York, P.J. Kenedy & Sons, pp. Index; Photos. CRITIC REVIEW: “The gift of a beautiful voice is considered to be a divine one. To possess a vocal quality that has a marked individuality is to be blessed indeed. One such singer was Lucrezia Bori.

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book Opera. When the Metropolitan Opera visited Paris inBori was recommended as a replacement for an ailing Lina Cavalieri in Manon Lescaut and was approved by an audition panel consisting of Puccini, Toscanini, and Metropolitan.

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LUCREZIA BORI. Lucrezia Bori was born into an aristocratic Spanish family: her father was an army officer and her mother an amateur singer.

She was initially educated at a convent and also studied singing, piano and music theory at Valencia Conservatory. During a trip to Milan. Bori, who was born in Spain but studied in Italy, made her debut in in Rome and moved swiftly to Paris () and the Metropolitan, New York () where she sang until Her voice was of.

Bori, Lucrezia bô´rē, –, Spanish soprano, whose real name was Borja (Ital. Borgia). She made her debut () in Rome as Micaela in Carmen, later sang Manon Lescaut opposite Caruso in Paris (), and was long a leading performer at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Dated New York, October 3, Notated in black ink on a notecard. 89 x mm. Slightly worn; biographical sketch from a contemporary newspaper clipping laid down to verso.

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Born inshe made her operatic debut in Rome in From there, her career ascended, with the high point, perhaps, being her reign at the Metropolitan Opera Company from to This 2 CD set does a nice job of exploring the range of her singing, from songs to opera/5(4).

Donizetti's opera Lucrezia Borgia: containing the Italian text, with an English translation, and the music of all the principal airs by Donizetti, Gaetano, ; Romani, Felice, Lucrezia Pages: Photograph of Lucrezia Bori at her farewell performance receiving gifts in appreciation of her 25 years with the Metropolitan Opera.

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Her real name was Lucrecia Borja y González de Riancho. Her father was an officer in the Spanish army. Her family were descended from the influential family of the Italian Renaissance, the House of Borgia and she herself was named after her ancestor, Lucrezia Borgia.

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