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Comelli-Rubini, Adelaide (1796 - 1874), mezzo-soprano

Elizabeth Forbes

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 c1796; d Romano, Bergamo, 30 Jan 1874). French, later Italian, mezzo-soprano. She studied in Paris, where she sang under her real name of Chaumel. Going to Italy, she was engaged at Naples as Comelli and, after her marriage to the tenor Giovanni Battista Rubini, appeared as Comelli-Rubini. In 1820 she sang Calbo in the first performance of Rossini’s Maometto II at S Carlo. At the Teatro

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