Born: Dec 24, 1887 AD
Died: 1960 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Singer

1887 - Born Lucrecia Borja y González de Riancho in Valencia, Spain on 24th of December.

         - She is an Italian  soprano opera singer.

1908 - Studied in Milan with Vidal and made her debut at the Teatro Adriano in Rome as Micaëla in Bizet's Carmen.
1911 - She sang Octavian in the Italian premiere of Der Rosenkavalier at La Scala.

1915-1921 - She stopped singing due to nodes on her vocal chords.

1936 - Her farewell gala on 29th of March was one of the great events at the Metropolitan.

1960 - She died in New York, on 14th of May.
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