Overview

Magda Olivero

(b. 1910)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(b Saluzzo, 1910).

It. soprano. Opera début Turin 1933 (Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi). Was Cilea's favourite interpreter of Adriana Lecouvreur. Retired 1941 on marriage, but returned 1951 in Brescia (Adriana Lecouvreur, at composer's request). London 1952. Sang in USA 1966–77, début in Dallas 1966; NY 1970; Met début 1975. Notable singing‐actress.

Subjects: Opera.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.