Gemma Bellincioni


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(b Como, 1864; d Naples, 1950).

It. soprano. Début in Naples, 1879. Created Santuzza in Cavalleria rusticana (1890) and title‐role in Fedora (1898). Was first It. Salome (Turin 1906) and sang role over 100 times. Wife of ten. Roberto Stagno, the first Turiddù, who was also her teacher.

Subjects: Opera.

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