Angelici, Martha

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Name
Angelici, Martha Gender: F
born on 22 May 1907 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Cargèse, France, 42n0810, 8e3542
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 29°52' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°59 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 04°01'



Martha Angelici (1945)

Biography

French operatic soprano of Corsican origin, particularly associated with the French lyric repertoire.

While still very young she moved with her family to Belgium, where she studied voice in Brussels with Alfred Mahy. She began singing on radio for the Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourgian audiences in 1933, and gave her first public concert at the Kurzaal of Ostend in 1934. Her first stage performance was in Marseille, as Mimi in La bohème, in 1936.

She made her debut at the Opéra-Comique in 1938, where she had a long and successful career, and made her debut at the Palais Garnier in 1953, as Micaela in Carmen. Other notable roles included Leila, Pamina, Nedda, etc. She made a few guest appearances at the Monte Carlo Opera and La Monnaie in Brussels. She was much admired in French baroque music notably in Rameau's Les Indes galantes.

She was married to the director of the Opéra-Comique, François Agostini. She died in Ajaccio on 11 September 1973, aged 66.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file, p. 5.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera (Soprano)