|SINGER, VOCAL TEACHER (FRANCE)|
BORN 30 Mar 1824, Paris - DIED 1 Sep 1907|
REAL NAME Bediez, Rosalie-Henriette
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Passy Cimetière, 2 Rue du Commandant Schloesing (division 11)
Rosine Laborde was educated at the Conservatoire Nationale in Paris and was also taught by Toussaint Mocker. In 1840 she debuted at the Opéra-Comique. In 1841 she moved on to the Théâtre Italien where she appeared as Mlle Villioni. After an engagment in Gent she worked for the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels from 1843 to 1849 and for the Grand Opéra in Paris from 1849 to 1853.
During the following years she appeared in other cities in France as well as abroads. In 1860 she performed in Florence and the composer Meyerbeer heard her in 1861 in Berlin. In later years she worked as a vocal teacher in Paris and Emma Calvé and Marie Delna were among her students.