Fb2 Rosa Ponselle: American Diva ePub
by Beverly Sills,Mary Jane Phillips-Matz
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|Author:||Beverly Sills,Mary Jane Phillips-Matz|
|Publisher:||Northeastern University Press; First Edition edition (October 23, 1997)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1974 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1599 kb|
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In ably charting Ponselle's life, Phillips-Matz relies on extensive interviews (conducted by both herself and others) . Included are a Ponselle discography and a foreword by Beverly Sills. A rather conventional approach to a fairly unconventional life.
In ably charting Ponselle's life, Phillips-Matz relies on extensive interviews (conducted by both herself and others) as well as on a great deal of documentary material. Born in Meriden, Conn. in 1897, Ponselle rose from her modest origins as a sixth-grade drop-out who traveled the vaudeville circuit as one half of a singing duo with her sister, Carmela.
Rosa Ponselle: American Diva. With Caruso's backing, the twenty-one-year-old soprano, with no previous experience in opera, made a sensational debut at the Metropolitan Opera and became an overnight celebrity.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Beverly Sills began her career at the age of 3, when she sang on the radio under the nickname "Bubbles.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Beverly Sills began her career at the age of 3, when she sang on the radio under the nickname "Bubbles. The following year she joined a Saturday morning children's program. Then, at the age of 7, she sang in a movie. By the time she was 10 years old, Sills played a part on the radio show "Our Gal Sunday. In 1947 Sills began her operatic career, appearing for the first time as Frasquita in Carmen.
Rosa Ponselle,American operatic soprano,performers,singers,babies,carriages. Rosa Ponselle : American Diva by Phillips-Matz, Mary Jane.
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz (January 30, 1926 – January 19, 2013) was an American biographer and writer on opera.
Rosa Ponselle (January 22, 1897 – May 25, 1981) was an American operatic soprano. She sang mainly at the New York Metropolitan Opera and is generally considered to have been one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th Century. She was born Rosa Ponzillo on January 22, 1897, in Meriden, Connecticut, the youngest of three children.
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz was born Mary Jane Phillips on January 30, 1926 in Lebanon, Ohio. Attending performances at the Cincinnati Summer Opera as a child inspired her lifelong passion for opera. She studied medieval literature at Smith College and Columbia University. Phillips-Matz began contributing articles to the magazine Opera News during the 1940s, and continued to do so for the rest of her career.
Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981) was one of the greatest American opera singers of the twentieth century. This definitive biography, published on the centenary of her birth, provides a compelling, in-depth, and balanced portrait of the brilliant soprano. It is a captivating Cinderella story of the spirited diva's rise from modest beginnings in Meriden, Connecticut, to star of the Metropolitan Opera.
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