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Martha Angelici

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Voice: Soprano
Nationality: French
Year of Birth: 1907
Year of Death: 1973

About Martha Angelici:

Martha Angelici (22 May 1907 – 11 September 1973), was a French operatic soprano of Corsican origin, particularly associated with the French lyric repertoire.

Angelici was born in Cargèse. While still very young she moved with her family to Belgium, where she studied voice in Brussels with Alfred Mahy. She began singing on radio for the Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourgian audiences in 1933, and gave her first public concert at the Kurzaal of Ostend in 1934. Her first stage performance was in Marseille, as Mimi in La bohème, in 1936.

She made her debut at the Opéra-Comique in 1938, where she had a long and successful career, and made her debut at the Palais Garnier in 1953, as Micaela in Carmen, other notable roles included Leila, Pamina, Nedda, etc. She made a few guest appearances at the Monte Carlo Opera and La Monnaie in Brussels. She was much admired in French baroque music notably in Rameau's Les Indes galantes.

She was married to the director of the Opéra-Comique, François Agostini. She died in Ajaccio, aged 66.

Jean Giraudeau, tenor, Louis Noguéra, bass – Henriette Roget, organ – Chorus of the Jeunesses musicales de France, Louis Martini, director. Recorded in Paris St-Eustache Church, 28–29 April 1953. Pathé DTX 140, Vox PLP-8440, Club National du Disque CND 546.

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31Nous nous retrouverons Popularity:

Opera: FaustComposer: GounodAct: 2.08

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br TLanguage: French

Roles: Méphistophélès/Faust
32Tais toi! Tais toi! Margared! Popularity:

Opera: Roi d'Ys, LeComposer: LaloAct: 2

Type: duetVoice: Mz SLanguage: French

Roles: Margared/Rozenn
33Qu'ai je vu? Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.02

Type: recitative,duetVoice: Br SLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga/Leïla
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