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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Gailhard, Pierre [Pedro] (1 Aug 1848)

Harold Rosenthal.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 254 words.

(b Toulouse, 1 Aug 1848; d Paris, 12 Oct 1918).

French bass and opera director

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Bouhy, Jacques (18 June 1848)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 263 words.

(b Pepinster, 18 June 1848; d Paris, 29 Jan 1929).

Belgian baritone and singing teacher

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Lehmann, Lilli (24 Nov 1848)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 618 words.

(b Würzburg, 24 Nov 1848; d Berlin, 17 May 1929).

German soprano. Sister of

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Maurel, Victor (17 June 1848)

Harold Rosenthal and Karen Henson.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 533 words.

(b Marseilles, 17 June 1848; d New York, 22 Oct 1923).

French baritone. He

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Fugère, Lucien (22 July 1848)

Harold Rosenthal.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 357 words.

(b Paris, 22 July 1848; d Paris, 15 Jan 1935).

French baritone. After failing

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The Grisi-Viardot Controversy, 1848–1852

TOM KAUFMAN.

in The Opera Quarterly

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Opera. 0 words.

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Il Corsaro

Abramo Basevi.

in The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 3157 words.

This chapter analyzes Verdi's Il corsaro, performed in Trieste in October 1848. The libretto by Piave was taken from a short poem by Byron of the same title. The opera's reception failed to...

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IL Corsaro

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts by Verdi to lib. by Piave based on Byron's poem. Comp. 1847–8. Prod. Trieste 1848. Revived London 1966, NY 1981.

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Nabucco

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 4 acts by Verdi to lib. by T. Solera written for and rejected by Nicolai. Comp. 1841, rev. 1842. Prod. Milan 1842, London 1846, NY 1848.

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Lucien Fugère

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Paris, 22 July 1848; d Paris, 15 Jan 1935).

French baritone. After failing as a sculptor, he began his singing career in Parisian cabarets, making his début at the ...

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Attila

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts with prol., by Verdi to lib. by Solera. Verdi's 9th opera. Comp. 1845–6. Prod. Venice 1846; London 1848; NY 1850. Revived in 1951 (concert perf.) after long neglect; staged...

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Delphine Ugalde

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Paris, 3 Dec 1829; d Paris, 19 July 1910).

French soprano. She studied in Paris with Cinti-damoreau and made her début in 1848 at the Opéra-Comique as Angèle in ...

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Halka

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 4 (orig. 2) acts by Moniuszko to lib. by Wolski after Wójcicki's story Góralka. F. (concert) p. Wilno (Vilnius) 1848; (rev. vers.) Warsaw 1858; NY 1903; London 1961.

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Louis Guéymard

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Chapponay, 17 Aug 1822; d Corbeil, nr Paris, July 1880).

French tenor. He made his début at the Paris Opéra in 1848 in the title role of Robert le ...

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Császár, György

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 87 words.

(b 1813; d Pest, Aug 20, 1850). Hungarian composer. He was at first a violinist and later musical director at the National Theatre in Pest. He is remembered for his two operas, A kunoknull...

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Selva, Antonio (opera)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 94 words.

(b Padua, 1824; d Padua, Sept 1889). Italian bass . He sang in the chorus of La Fenice and in 1844 was chosen by Verdi to sing the part of Silva in the first performance of Ernani. At...

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Astor Place Opera Company

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 95 words.

American travelling company, nominally based at the Astor Place Opera House in New York from November 1847 until March 1853. The 1847–8 company was managed by Antonio Sanquirico and...

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Colini Filippo

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Rome, 21 Oct 1811; d ?May 1863). Italian baritone. In both contemporary and modern sources he is sometimes confused with Virgilio Collini or Filippo Coletti. He studied with Camillo...

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Schira, Francesco (opera)

Nigel Burton and Keith Horner.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 550 words.

(b Malta, Aug 21, 1809; d London, Oct 15, 1883). Italian composer, conductor and singing teacher . He studied under Basili at the Milan Conservatory. At 23 he was commissioned by La...

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Gye, Frederick (opera)

Harold Rosenthal.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 171 words.

(b London, 1809; d Dytchley, Dec 4, 1878). English theatre manager. He was educated mainly in Germany and originally helped his father manage the Vauxhall Gardens. He was associated...

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