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Barbieri, Fedora

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Born: 1920 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Singer

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Fedora Barbieri was an Italian mezzo-soprano opera singer.

 

1920 - Fedora Barbieri was born 4th of June in Trieste Italy.

 

1940 - She made her official debut in Florence.

 

1942 - Her debut at the Teatro alla Scala, where she was to live her greatest successes.

 

1943 - She retired because of her marriage.

 

She was one of the first performers to investigate and perform in early opera by Monteverdi and Pergolesi.

 

1950 - She made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera on 6th of November in the role of Princess Eboli in Verdi's Don Carlo.

 

1958 - She sang Eboli in the famous Luchino Visconti production of the Verdi opera for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden's centenary.

 

Her most famous assumptions include Amneris in Aïda, Azucena in Il Trovatore, Quickly in Falstaff, Eboli in Don Carlo and Ulrica in Un Ballo in Maschera.

 

 

 

 


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