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Nicolesco, Mariana (<i>born</i> 1948), soprano

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Gaujani, 28 Nov 1948). Romanian soprano. She trained as a violinist, then studied singing at the Cluj conservatory. A scholarship took her to the Accademia di S Cecilia in Rome, where her teacher was Jolanda Magnoni; she later had lessons from Rodolfo Celletti in Milan and from Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. She made her operatic début in 1972 as Mimì in Cincinnati with Thomas Schippers, who did much to further her career.

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