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1 May Almanac

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  • James F
    Singers who were born on 1 May Emma Albertazzi Mezzo-Soprano Born 1 May 1814 London Died 25 Sep 1847 Debut as Pippo in Gazza Ladra (Rossini) 1830 Teacher :-
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 30, 2002
              
      Singers who were born on 1 May
       
      Emma Albertazzi  Mezzo-Soprano
      Born 1 May 1814 London  Died 25 Sep 1847
      Debut as Pippo in Gazza Ladra (Rossini) 1830
      Teacher :-    Andrea Costa
       
      Augustin Nuibo Tenor
      Born 1 May 1874  Marseille Died April 1948
      Debut as Fischer in William Tell (Rossini)  1900
      Teachers:-   Auguste-Acanthe Boudo
       
      Marthe Nespoulos Soprano
      Born 1 May 1894 Paris  Died 6 Aug 1962
      Debut as Babylonian in Herodaide (Massenet)  1923
      Teacher :-   Mme Billa-Azema
      Pupils     :-   Jean Louis Soumagnas, Claude Cales
       
      Leon Bjorker  Bass
      Born  1 May 1900  Died 5 Feb 1962
      Debut in Crown Bride (Rangstrom)  1929
      Teachers:-   John Forsell, Oskar Lejdstrom
      Sang in premiere of Marionetter (Rosenberg)

       Anna Pollak  Mezzo-Soprano
      Born 1 May 1912 Manchester Died 28 Nov 1996
      Debut as Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte (Mozart)
       1945
      Teachers:-   Joan Cross, Joseph Hislop
      Created   Mistress Ford in Sir John in Love (Vaughan-Williams)
                      Ruth in Ruth (Berkeley)
                      Mrs Strickland in Moon & Sixpence (Gardner)
                      Madame Pernelle in Tartuffe (Benjamin)
                      Lady Nelson in Nelson (Berkeley)
                      Bianca in Rape of Lucretia (Britten)
      Sang in premiere of Take a Life (Searle)
       
      Wolf Willy Appel  Tenor
      Born 1 May 1942 Senftenberg
      Debut 1960
      Teacher :-    Walter Houickuresque, Victor Capoul
      Created Count of Montenegro in Adventures of Tartarin (Niehaus)
       
      Inga Kalna  Soprano
      Born 1 May 1972 Riga
      Debut as Pamina in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1994
       

       
      Singers who died 1 May
       
      Giuditta Grisi  Mezzo-Soprano
      Born 28 July 1805  Milan Died 1 May 1840
      Debut in Bianca e Falliero (Rossini)  1826
      Teacher :-   Giulia Grisi
      Created Romeo in I Capuletti ed I Montecchi (Bellini)
                    Wilfredo in Ivanhoe (Pacini)
                    Rosmonda in Rosmonda D'Inghilterra (Coccia)
                    Rosmonda  in Enrico di Montfort (Coccia)
                    Estella in Carlo di Borgogna (Pacini)
       
       
      Francesco Lamperti  Singing Teacher
      Born 11 Mar 1811 Savona  Died  1 May 1892
      Teacher :-   Giuditta Pasta
      Pupils     :-   Sophie Loewe, William Shakespeare, Cornelie Van Zanten,
                         Camille Everardi, Emma Albani, Daniel Filleborn, Max Alvary
                         Desiree Artot de Padilla, Lola Beeth, Italo Campanini, Palermi
                         Sofia Cruvelli, Nikolay Figner, Alma Fohstrom, Helene Hastreitter
                         Arthur J Hubbard,
       Salvatore Marchesi, Franz Nachbaur, Vialetti
                         Oscar Niemann, Angela Peralta, Emilia Tagliani Emma Thursby
                         George Osgood, Antonio Scotti, Marcella Sembrich, Teresa Stoltz
                         Jennie Van Zandt, Marie Waldmann, Herbert Witherspoon,
                         Emmy Achte, Deveris, Helene Hastreitter  Paul Kalisch
                         Irene Abendroth, Gottardo Aldighieri, Guido Vannuccini, Tiberini,
                         Aurelie Wilczek, Adolf Robinson, John Acton, Angelica Moro
                         Eliza Biscaccianti,  Friederike Gruen,  Anna de la Grange,
       
      Hermine Bosetti  Soprano
      Born 28 Sep 1875  Vienna  Died 1 May 1936
      Debut as Annchen in Freischutz (Weber) 1898
      Teacher :-   Aurelie Wilczek
      Pupils     :-   Nora Gruhn, Adele Kern, Marcia Van Dresser
                          Imgard Gerz
      Sang in premiere of I Quattro Rusteghi (Wolf-Ferrari)
       
      Julia Claussen  Mezzo-Soprano
      Born 11 Jun 1879 Stockholm  Died 1 May 1941
      Debut 1902
      Teachers :-    G. Friedrich, Oskar Lejdstrom
      Pupil        :-    Anna-Lisa Bjorling
       
      Theo Bayle  Baritone
      Born 29 May 1912 Laren Holland  Died 1 May 1971
      Debut 1938
      Teachers:-   Sergei Radamsky, Aaltje Noordewierreddingius
      Created Achilles in Penelope (Liebermann)
                    Second Shepherd in Irische Legend (Egk)
      Sang in premiere of Philomela (Andriessen)

      Fernand Ansseau   Tenor
      Born 6 March 1890 Mons Belgium  Died 1 May 1972
      Debut as Jean in Herodaide (Massenet) 1913
      Teacher :-   Desire Demest, Vialetti,
       
      Elizabeth Reichelt   Soprano
      Born 7 Feb 1910  Dresden  Died 1 May 2001
      Debut as Sandrina in Finta Giardiniera (Mozart)
      Teachers:-    Hintze, Senta Kutzsbach, Waldemar Staegemann
      Pupil        :-   Anreas Schmidt 

      Please post any additions, corrections or comments
       
      Regards James         
       
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